Foot found in sneaker in Vancouver inlet

by Tim Flanagan on August 31, 2011

This unsigned story appears at CBC.ca:

Investigators on a dock in a False Creek marina examine remains found in a shoe there Tuesday evening.
[Investigators on a dock in a False Creek marina examine remains found in a shoe there Tuesday evening. (Emily Elias/CBC photo)]

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What appears to be a human foot and a leg bone have been found in a running shoe floating in a downtown Vancouver waterway, <a href=pfizer police say.” align=”right” src=”http://thumbnails.cbc.ca/maven_legacy/thumbnails/bc-foot-083111_16x9_xtraxtralarge_1.jpg” width=”140″ height=”81″ />Video: Another foot found (1:54)

What appears to be a human foot and a leg bone have been found in a running shoe floating in a downtown Vancouver waterway, police say.

Shortly before 5 p.m. PT Tuesday, police were notified that the grisly find had been made in the water next to the Plaza of Nations marina in False Creek, Const. Jana McGuinness said in a release.

The area was cordoned off and the B.C. Coroner’s Service was notified, McGuinness said.

She said there was no early indication of how the remains came to be there, and further forensic examination would be required.

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