Body of Quebec man, missing for 2 weeks in California, found by a family member

Félix Desautels-Poirier, 25, had been missing for two weeks in northern California. His body was found in a marsh in a city park by a member of his family.

U.S. authorities awaiting results of coroner's report, but say there are no signs of criminal activity

The body of Sherbrooke, Que., native Félix Desautels-Poirier, 25, was found in a park in northern California by a family member. Desautels-Poirier was travelling with friends and had been missing since Nov. 6. (Arcata Police)

The body of a young man from Sherbrooke, Que., who had been missing for two weeks in northern California, has been found.

According to police in Arcata, the body of 25-year-old Félix Desautels-Poirier was found in a marsh in a city park by a member of his family.

The man's father had arrived in California last week.

U.S. authorities say they are awaiting a coroner's report to determine the cause of death, but for now, there are no signs of criminal activity.

Desautels-Poirier had travelled with friends to California and was last seen with friends in Arcata, about 500 kilometres north of San Francisco.

His friends said the group was partying and Desautels-Poirier had fallen asleep on the ground outside and was gone by the time they woke up, but his belongings were left behind, including his cellphone and glasses.