KAWARTHA LAKES-Investigators are releasing the identity of the female who was located deceased in Bowmanville and is urging anyone with information about her prior whereabouts to come forward.
On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at approximately 4:30 a.m., members from Durham Regional Police, East Division were searching a wooded area near Simpson Avenue and Baseline Road in Bowmanville for an unrelated matter. During this search, they discovered the human remains.
The female has been identified as 40-year-old Ericka Saunders.
At this time her death is not being treated as suspicious, however, investigators are looking to speak to anyone who may have spoken with or seen Ericka prior to her passing to come forward.
Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Duguay of the East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1642.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.