Police investigating sudden death in Cannington

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Though no details have been formally released, police are investigating a sudden death that occurred in Cannington.

According to a resident that lives in the area, emergency services were called to a Riverlea Road home around 8:30 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 31) morning. Officers from the Durham Regional Police have remained at the scene since.

In an interview Friday morning, Constable George Tudos confirmed that an investigation into a death is ongoing but said there’s no reason to believe it occurred under suspicious circumstances.

“We’re just waiting on a cause of death to be determined through a post-mortem exam,” he said.

“There’s nothing to suggest that it was suspicious at this point but we need to wait for those results to come in…We’re holding the scene just in case.”