10/15/2014 12:28 EDT | Updated 12/15/2014 05:59 EST

Woman found dead near Toronto community centre

Toronto police are investigating after a woman was found dead outside a community centre. 

The woman, believed to be in her 50s or 60s, was found Wednesday morning at the Wallace Emerson Community Centre, on Dufferin Street near Dupont Street. She had severe injuries to her face and no vital signs, paramedics and police say. 

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The homicide unit has been called in.