Update – Post Mortem Scheduled for Body Found on Highway 527

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THUNDER BAY – The Ontario Provincial Police are providing few details on their ongoing investigation of a body found on the side of Highway 527 just north of Thunder Bay.

Spokespersons for the Ontario Provincial Police are not providing many details as to the identity of the dead person. A spokesman for the OPP told NetNewsLedger that the victim of what police suspect is foul play is not from Armstrong.

The OPP told NetNewsLedger that the body found was that of a male. There are no other details available.

A post mortem examination will be scheduled at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto.

Police are asking any persons with information related to this occurrence to contact Detective Sgt. Curtis Peckford of the OPP Crime Unit at 807-939-2133 or the OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).