Antigonish RCMP are currently investigating the discovery of a body on the Angus MacQuarrie Road in Lower South River.
Police were called to the scene at approximately 12 p.m. after the body of a man was discovered in the area. RCMP Antigonish are assisted by the Northeast Nova Major Crimes unit, the Forensic Identification Section and the Medical Examiner's Office. The cause of death is undetermined at this time.
The police are expected to remain on scene until later this evening. An autopsy will be performed to assist in determining the person's identity and the cause of death. The investigation is ongoing.