Windsor police investigating after body pulled from Detroit River

UPDATE: Windsor police major crime branch identified the woman. She is a resident of Windsor in her 50’s and no foul play is suspected.


Windsor police are investigating after the body of a woman was pulled from the Detroit River Thursday afternoon.

Patrol officers were dispatched to a marine emergency in the Detroit River in the area of Riverside Drive East and Goyeau Street at around 3:30 p.m.

A witness advised that they could see a body floating in the Detroit River.

Patrol officers and the Windsor Police Marine Unit attended the scene.  Officers located and retrieved a deceased female.

There was no identification found on the adult female who appears to be 35 to 45 years of age.

The Windsor Police Major Crime Branch continues to investigate the identity of the woman and circumstances surrounding her death.


Investigators ask that you review the description of the female and call with any information.


Female, white, 35-45 years of age, thinning hair, wearing a black suit, red long sleeve sweater, sunglasses and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

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