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NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The torso of a woman who is believed to have been killed was recovered from the lower Niagara River near the Rainbow Bridge about 2 p.m. Wednesday, Canadian authorities reported today.
After the body was reported floating in the river, Niagara Parks Police, Niagara Regional Police, detectives, forensic investigators responded to the scene. An initial inquiry indicated the torso was that of a middle-aged white woman homicide victim who had at lest one Caesarean section and a tubal ligation procedure, as well as a pierced navel.
Regional police confirmed the finding is not related to the ongoing Peel Police investigation of the murder of Guang Hua Liu of Scarborough.
An autopsy is being conducted at Hamilton General Hospital with the findings to be released Friday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Regional Police Service’s Major Crime Unit at (905) 688-4111, Ext. 4200. Information can be left on the Major Crime tip-line at Ext. 4468.
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