A Clarington woman has been arrested after the discovery of a body in north Pickering.
Investigators found a deceased female Sunday night, in a wooded area near Pickering Concession Road 9 and Sideline 28. Police have not yet said how they were alerted to the area.
A woman, 72, has been charged with second-degree murder.
A Clarington home is also being searched; police say they have “secured a residence” on Fairway Drive in Wilmot Creek.
Police have yet to name either the suspect or the victim. Forensic investigators are still confirming the identity of the victim.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Mamers at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5247, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).