Police seek public’s assistance to identify unknown woman

Windsor Police Service News Update
October 19, 2023
Case #: 23-111512
Police seek public’s assistance to identify unknown woman

The Windsor Police Service is seeking the public’s help identifying an unknown woman who went missing in the Detroit River last month. 

Shortly before 3 a.m. on September 24, 2023, officers were called to the area of Ouellette Ave. and Riverside Dr. after a woman was seen entering the Detroit River. The Windsor Police, along with the Ontario Provincial Police underwater search and recovery team, conducted an extensive search of the area but were unable to locate the woman. 

The woman is described as white, approximately 40 years old, 5’6”, with a large build and curly red hair. She was last seen wearing dark clothing and white Puma running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.​

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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