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Homicide unit called in after body found in Brampton

Last Updated Jan 14, 2020 at 5:58 am EDT

Peel Regional Police’s homicide unit has been called in after a body was found in north Brampton on Monday.

Police said they were called to a green space on Nexus Avenue, near Queen Street and Highway 50, at around 5:45 p.m. for a report of a deceased person.

There is no threat to public safety and the homicide bureau has taken over the investigation, police said.

The identity and the gender of the deceased person have not been released by the coroner.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to contact them directly or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.