Body found near Africville Park in Halifax

Police are investigating after a body was found near Africville Park on Monday.

Africville Road closed, no word on when it will reopen

Police are investigating after a body was found near Africville Park on Monday.

At 12:09 p.m., a woman walking along Africville Road noticed a body in the ditch and called police, said Halifax Regional Police spokesperson Theresa Rath.

Officers went to the scene and found the body of a man in the ditch on Africville Road, halfway between the church and the container terminal.

Police blocked off Africville Road near Barrington Street to the Windsor Street Exchange. No traffic is allowed through.

There’s no estimate on when the road will reopen.  

Police are asking anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area of Africville Road on Monday to call them or Crime Stoppers.