Death of woman found in Newmarket suspicious, police put out call for tips


Published October 23, 2023 at 12:15 pm

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Police are asking the public for leads after the body of a woman was found in a forested area in Newmarket last week.

York Regional Police say they were notified around 4 p.m. on Thursday about a body found behind the parking lot of a medical building at the northwest corner of Davis Drive and Bayview Parkway, just east of the Tannery Mall and Tom Taylor Trail in Newmarket.

Police say the deceased is an adult woman, but her identity has not been released.

Investigators have not said how the woman died but added that the circumstances of her death “are suspicious” and the Homicide Unit is investigating.

Police are asking anyone who may have information or video including dashcam recordings of the area where the woman was found to come contact the York Regional Police Homicide Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865 or by emailing the York police Homicide Unit at [email protected].

You can also provide information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting

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