Prince Edward Island RCMP say they found the body of a 63-year-old Stratford man this morning next to the Hillsborough Bridge.

Someone walking across the bridge noticed the remains on the Stratford side and alerted the police around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The Queens district RCMP say the man wasn't reported as missing.

They are notifying the man's family and haven't released his name.

Police were assisted by the forensic identification unit, the major crime unit, RCMP police dog services and the coroner's office