Homicide unit investigating body found near Memorial Drive

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Calgary police are investigating the discovery of a body near Memorial Drive.

Sgt. Chris Warren with the Calgary police said they received a call around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday reporting that a person had been pushed out of a vehicle on Memorial Drive near 36 Street S.E.

Police and EMS attended the scene and found a body.

“It’s been deemed suspicious and homicide is investigating it,” said Warren.

In a release, Calgary Police Service said it’s unknown if the man had injuries before exiting the vehicle, and it isn’t known if he fell or was pushed.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and CPS investigators are working to determine those details.

Warren said they do not know who called in the initial complaint and they are also looking to speak to that person.

Memorial Drive has been closed to traffic in both directions in the area of 36 Street S.E. while police investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to to contact Calgary police at 403-266-1234, or the homicide tip line at 403-428-8877. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers.

Police say witnessing incidents such as this can be traumatic and that the service’s Victim Assistance Support team is available to talk at 403-428-8398.

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