Calgary Woman Found Dead In Vehicle, Man Taken Into Custody While Trying To Hang Himself

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CALGARY WOMAN FOUND DEAD CAR
The body of a dead woman in her early 20s has been found in a vehicle near a bridge in northeast Calgary. (Alamy) | Alamy

CALGARY - The body of a dead woman in her early 20s has been found in a vehicle near a bridge in northeast Calgary.

Police say they made the discovery Thursday night after getting a call that a woman had been killed and her body taken across the city.

Officers received a separate call 20 minutes later from a woman who said she had been assaulted by the same man.

A third call from the public directed police to a bridge where a man in his late 20s was attempting to hang himself.

The man was rescued and taken into custody; he is being treated in hospital.

Police say early indications suggest the events were related to domestic troubles.

Investigators are focusing on an address in Calgary's southeast.

UPDATE: 4:00 p.m. -- Police in Calgary say the man tried to hang himself from a bridge after his girlfriend was killed. Police found the man hanging and rescued him, then they found the vehicle containing the body of a woman in her early 20s.

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