Two sudden deaths in Red Deer not related: RCMP

Red Deer RCMP say two sudden deaths in Red Deer on Saturday are not connected.

Red Deer RCMP say two sudden deaths in Red Deer on Saturday are not connected.

One of them is considered suspicious while the other isn’t.

In the most recent death made public by RCMP on Monday, a 32-year-old Red Deer woman was found deceased on Saturday around 4 p.m. She was found in a treed area north of 60th Street and 57th Avenue.

Her death is not considered suspicious, and is not related to the sudden death of a man earlier on the same day in a different area of Red Deer.

RCMP said they will not be releasing the name of the woman out of respect for the family’s privacy.

The other death is suspicious and involves a 53-year-old man found dead in downtown Red Deer on Saturday morning.

Police received to a report of a deceased person lying on the ground near the 4300 block of 49th Avenue at about 10 a.m. The man was confirmed deceased by EMS personnel.

Red Deer RCMP and RCMP Major Crimes Unit – South are investigating.

The autopsy is scheduled for Monday afternoon at the Calgary Medical Examiner’s Office. Police are not releasing any further information until it is completed.