Police seek identity of woman found in Lake Ontario

On Sunday, August 13, 2006 at about 9:20 a.m., police and emergency medical services responded to a call regarding the discovery of a body in the water at the foot of York Street.

The deceased was recovered from the water, and was vital signs absent at that time. She was taken to hospital and pronounced dead shortly after.

Investigators were originally asking for the help of the public in identifying the deceased. Through investigation the deceased has been identified as a 72-year-old Toronto woman.

She is described as brown, possibly East Indian descent, approximately 5’0″, 140 lbs., approximately 50 years of age, with several moles just below her right eye, and black-and-grey hair tied up in a bun.

She was wearing a burgundy, patterned ‘sari’-type wrap, a grey sweater with a black pattern, a long black cotton skirt, blue socks, and flat sandals with three buckles on top.

Foul play is not suspected at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 52 Division at 416-808-5204 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222 TIPS (8477) or online at www.222tips.com.