Waterloo Regional Police Identify Deceased in Suspicious Death Investigation

Waterloo Region, Ontario –  The Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Major Crime unit is continuing to investigate a suspicious death in Kitchener.

Police responded to a residence on Pearl Place in Kitchener at approximately 2:15 p.m. on August 12, 2018 and discovered a deceased female inside.

The deceased has been identified as Yvonne Umutoniwasi, 28, of Kitchener. Further examination concerning the cause of death will be conducted by the Centre of Forensic Sciences.

The Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Major Crime Unit, General Detectives and Forensic Identification officers are continuing to investigate. There will be an increased police presence in the area of Pearl Place as officers continue to investigate.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Media Inquiries:

Cherri Greeno

Media Relations Coordinator

Executive Branch

Waterloo Regional Police Service

519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8773


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