An autopsy is being conducted today on the body of a woman found off Mount Scio Road in St. John’s on the weekend.
Police say the death is suspicious.
RNC have not revealed the age or identity of the woman or how she may have died until after the autopsy is completed, but they have said it is not Cortney Lake.
The discovery was made on Saturday morning by a hiker near a popular walking trail near O’Brien’s Farm Road.
The discovery is not connected to the Cortney Lake homicide investigation.
The RNC are expected to release more information once the autopsy is completed.