Woman finds head in Edmonton alley

Police in Edmonton are investigating after a human head was found in an alley.

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton are investigating after a human head was found in an alley.

A source says a woman made the gruesome discovery in a northeast neighbourhood.

RCMP are working with city police to determine whether the head is linked to remains found in a ditch near Ranfurly, east of Edmonton, on the weekend.

Local media have quoted area residents who heard the body was decapitated and lying in a ditch next to a running pickup truck.