Viola Erb has passed away, and her obituary describes her as a suspicious death victim. The death of Viola Erb was investigated as suspicious over the weekend. Waterloo Regional Police responded to a medical call at 1:20 p.m. on Saturday at a residence on Sandhill Road. The police classified the death of an 88-year-old woman as suspicious after discovering her body in her house. Follow For More Updates at Rapiddnews.com
Erb Transport Limited said over the weekend that Erb passed away without a known cause. Erb co-founded the company with her late husband Vernon in 1959. The Police Department and Chief Coroner’s Office are both conducting investigations into the incident.
Viola Erb has passed away
An 88-year-old woman from Wilmot Township passed away after she was discovered by Waterloo regional police. Saturday around 1:20 p.m., police reported that emergency services responded to a medical issue on Sandhills Road in Baden.
A woman was discovered dead upon the arrival of emergency personnel. Police and the Office of the Chief Coroner deemed the death suspicious. Monday night, officers remained at the residence due to an ongoing incident.
Neighbors confirmed to CTV News that 88-year-old Viola Erb, one of the company’s founders, resided at the address. Police have not yet identified the deceased. At the time of the announcement, the Erb Group of Companies confirmed Viola’s death but did not disclose a cause of death.
In 1959, Viola helped her husband Vernon establish the Erb Group of Companies. The family in Baden still owns the firm. The neighbors of Viola’s church lamented her demise and said how much she will be missed. As the investigation continues, the police department requested that anyone with information contact them. They did not specify whether they were searching for a suspect or whether anyone had been arrested.