Dead woman found outdoors in downtown Abbotsford

Dead woman found outdoors in downtown Abbotsford

45-year-old’s death not believed to be suspicious

A 45-year-old woman was found dead on outdoor stairs in downtown Abbotsford Tuesday morning.

Her death is not believed to be suspicious, according to Sgt. Judy Bird with the Abbotsford Police. The woman has been identified but her name is not being released.

Bird said the woman was found under a blanket around 5:30 a.m on Laurel Street near Pauline Street. Paramedics were the first on scene and later asked the Abbotsford Police to attend, she said.

Bird said the coroner has yet to determine a cause of death.