Body found wrapped in sheet in Scarborough industrial yard

Police are investigating after a body was found wrapped in white a sheet in an industrial yard near Steeles Avenue East and Middlefield Road.

Police have called the incident suspicious and are not ruling out foul-play

Paramedics pronounced the man dead just before 7 p.m. and say the coroner has been notified. (Michael Charles/CBC)

Police are investigating after a body was found wrapped in a white sheet in an industrial yard near Steeles Avenue East and Middlefield Road Sunday afternoon.

Toronto police say they were called to Passmore Avenue and State Crown Boulevard for reports of a body wrapped in a blanket and found a man with serious injuries.

They began life-saving measures but the man succumbed to his injuries.

Paramedics are on scene and say the coroner has been notified. 

Police have called the incident suspicious and are not ruling out foul-play.