Calgary police probe Toronto woman's death
Polina Kazanceva is pictured in an undated photo. (CTV)
The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, March 23, 2013 1:31PM EDT
CALGARY -- The Calgary homicide squad is investigating the death of a Toronto woman who was found in the middle of a road.
Police say the body of 19-year-old Polina Kazanceva was found by a taxi driver around 4 a.m. on Wednesday in a south-west part of the city.
Investigators say she appears to have died as a result of blunt force trauma.
Kazanceva was visiting Calgary and had been in the city for a week before her death.
Police are now trying to piece together the hours before she died and ask anyone with information to them.