Sudden death at Division Street parking lot being investigated

Police responded to a sudden death reported in a Division Street parking lot, which is now being investigated by the Regional Coroner’s Office, Kingston Police have confirmed.

At approximately 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, Jul. 7, 2018, Kingston Police attended the large parking lot on the east side of Division Street near Highway 401. The parking lot is at the corner of Division Street and Benson Avenue, where an Esso gas bar and McDonald’s are located. It also serves as the parking lot of a number of businesses in the adjacent strip mall.

Witnesses reported a heavy police presence in the area for the next two hours, and said a body covered by a tarp was visible on the scene.

Police could not comment any further on the case, as it is currently being investigated by the coroner.

More information will be published as it becomes available.