No foul play suspected after body of man found Sunday

Foul play is not suspected after the body of a male was found along the Ottawa River shoreline near Maplehurst Avenue on Sunday, police announced Monday.

Body of male found along Ottawa River shoreline near Maplehurst Avenue Sunday morning

Ottawa police have set up a large perimeter along the Ottawa River near Maplehurst Avenue where the body of a male was found on Sunday morning. (Mylene Crete/Radio-Canada)

Foul play is not suspected after the body of a male was found along the Ottawa River shoreline near Maplehurst Avenue on Sunday, police announced Monday.

A source told CBC News the body was found floating face-down in the water just before 7:30 a.m..

Blood was found on the body and elsewhere at the scene.

An autopsy was done on Monday to determine cause of death.

The west district investigations unit is handling the case.