The discovery of a man’s body on a road near Antigonish Monday afternoon has police investigating.
On Monday, just after 12 p.m., Antigonish RCMP were called to a scene on the Angus MacQuarrie Road in Lower South River, about 10 kilometres east of Antigonish after the body of a man was discovered.
RCMP, with assistance from the Northeast Nova Major Crimes unit, the Forensic Identification Section and the Medical Examiner's Office are investigating.
So far, the cause of death has not been released.
Authorities are expected to remain at the scene into the evening.An autopsy will be performed in order to determine who the man is and how he died, said police in a news release.