Body Found In Parked Car

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Police are investigating after a body was discovered in a parked car east of Woodstock.

The Ontario Provincial Police say on Saturday around 9:35am, officers were contacted by concerned residents who reported seeing a suspicious vehicle parked along Canning Rd. in Blandford Blenheim Township.

When officers responded, they found an unresponsive female in the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by a coroner. Her identity has not been released at this time.

Police say Canning Rd. is expected to be closed between Hwy. 2 and Township Rd. until around 9pm, while officers conduct an investigation.