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Sudbury police ID woman found dead in wooded area

Carol Fournier, 40, died as a result of blunt-force injuries; her death is being investigated as a homicide
Carol Fournier’s body was found in a wooded area in Sudbury Nov. 8.

Greater Sudbury Police have released the name of a 40-year-old woman who was found dead in a wooded area close to McNeill Boulevard Nov. 8.

Carol Fournier’s death is being investigated as a homicide. Police say she died as a result of blunt-force injuries.

“Our deepest condolences go out to Carol’s family and friends,” said a press release from police. “We ask that you respect their privacy during this difficult and emotional time.”

Fournier was seen on video surveillance footage, walking alone, on Beatty Street around 12:45 p.m. on Nov. 8. 

Carol Fournier is seen on security footage shortly before her death on Nov. 8. . Image: GSPS handout

Her body was located by a community member shortly before 2:40 p.m. that same afternoon in a wooded area west of McNeil Boulevard, north of the railway tracks (image of area attached).

A map shows where Carol Fournier’s body was found Nov. 8. . Image: GSPS handout

Fournier was last seen and found wearing a grey, mid-length FXR coat with fur around the hood, blue jeans, black rubber boots with grey trim around the top and black sunglasses. 

She was carrying a grey purse and a green reusable shopping bag (image attached).

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Greater Sudbury Police Criminal Investigation Division at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.