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A body discovered identified St. Stephen, N.B. - Jul. 17, 2019

A body discovered along the shore of the St. Croix River, near St. Stephen, has been identified as the missing 68-year-old woman Edith Lorraine Williams from St. Stephen, N.B.

The woman had been reported missing to police on July 8,  Members of the St. Stephen RCMP and more than 250 people participated in an extensive search of the town and surrounding areas for the woman. Ground search and rescue teams from across New Brunswick, as well as the
New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Energy and Resource Development,
the Town of St. Stephen and the St. Stephen Fire Department were also involved in the search.

On the morning of July 14, 2019, members of the St. Stephen Fire Department located a body of a woman along the shore at Todd's Point.

An autopsy was conducted to help identify the woman.

The investigation is continuing, however, criminality is not suspected in her death.