On Sunday, October 8, 2017, at approximately 8:00 am patrol officers were dispatched to an area of the Ganatchio Trail located east of Little River Road and Riverdale Avenue.
Initial information provided to responding officers was that a person was being assaulted at this location.
Responding officers located a 75-year-old female victim unconscious. Windsor Fire and Rescue Services, as well as Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene.
The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The scene was secured by patrol officers.
Members of the Windsor Police Service Forensic Identification Unit attended and processed the scene.
Detectives from the Major Crimes Branch are actively investigating.
A 21-year-old male from Windsor has been arrested and is in custody in relation to this incident.
Investigators do not believe that there are any other directly related suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.catchcrooks.com.