RCMP are investigating the discovery of a body on the outskirts of Winnipeg, just off the east Perimeter Highway near Dugald Road.


RCMP vehicles near the East Perimeter Highway and Dugald Road early Tuesday evening. (Ryan Hicks/CBC)

They were notified at about 3 p.m. that a person working in the area found the body.

The body has been tentatively identified as a 54-year-old man from Winnipeg. His name will not be released, RCMP said.

An autopsy has been ordered, however, at this time foul play is not suspected.

No further information will be released at this time.

Police continue to investigate.