June 13, 2016 - 12:30 PM
CALGARY - The body of a woman found last week in Calgary does not belong to Caitlin Potts, police confirmed today.
Investigators received a tip about the possibility last week, but have since identified the body as that of another woman. Police are not revealing the name of the victim, but say they are certain it is not Potts.
A 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged with one count of offering an indignity to human remains in connection with the Calgary incident.
Potts has been missing since late-February, when she told friends and family she was travelling to Calgary. She had been living in the Enderby area for about a year.
Police believe she may have met with foul play and could be dead and the South East District Major Crimes unit continues to investigate.
Meanwhile, First Nations leaders held a community search for her in Enderby last week and are calling on the public to keep looking for her.
Potts is described as approximately 5'3", 150 lbs., with brown eyes and long black hair with blonde streaks. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171 or anonymously via Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-8477.
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