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Woman with Penticton ties found dead in Alberta

Drumheller RCMP are investigating the death of 40-year-old Candace Deleeuw.
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September 22, 2019 - 10:36 AM

A 40-year-old woman who was reported missing earlier this week in Alberta has been found dead, Drumheller RCMP said.

Candace Deleeuw, a former Penticton resident, was last seen at the Drumheller Hospital Sept. 7 at about 9 p.m. She was reported missing Sept. 16.

Drumheller RCMP, with the assistance of the Drumheller Fire Department, recovered a body from the wooded area of the town Friday, Sept. 19. Police later confirmed that the body was that of Deleeuw.

An investigation is ongoing and the cause of death has yet to be determined.

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact the Drumheller RCMP at 403-823-2630. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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