Missing Brampton woman, 81, found dead in pond, Peel police say

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Peel Regional Police say an 81-year-old woman who went missing in Brampton on Sunday was found dead on Monday in this pond near Lexington Road and Long Meadow Road (Alexis Raymon/CBC - image credit)
Peel Regional Police say an 81-year-old woman who went missing in Brampton on Sunday was found dead on Monday in this pond near Lexington Road and Long Meadow Road (Alexis Raymon/CBC - image credit)

An 81-year-old woman who went missing over the weekend has been found dead in a pond in Brampton, Peel Regional Police say.

The body of Pasho Bassi, of Brampton, was discovered in the area of Lexington Road and Long Meadow Road on Monday at about 5 p.m., according to Const. Sarah Patten.

Bassi was last seen on Sunday at about 8 p.m. at her home near Cottrelle Boulevard and McVean Drive, also in Brampton, Patten said.

Officers conducted an extensive search of the area. An Ontario Provincial Police helicopter spotted the body, she said.

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