police body found

Police have blocked off access to Oakfield Provincial Park after a body was found Wednesday morning. (Carolyn Ray/CBC)

Police have ruled the burned body of a man found at the entrance of a Nova Scotia park is a homicide.

An autopsy was performed today. Police are not releasing the cause of death.

RCMP Cpl. Scott MacRae said police don't know when the man died. 

Police have determined the man's identity but have not released his name.

A passerby discovered the body Wednesday at Oakfield Provincial Park in Grand Lake, about 35 kilometres north of Halifax.

   

With files from The Canadian Press