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Kitchener man found dead in Oshawa, police treating as homicide

Jason John Brown was reported missing to police on Tuesday in Harriston. Wellington OPP were told on Wednesday his body had been found in Oshawa. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police say Jason Brown was reported missing in Harriston and his body was located in Oshawa

Jason John Brown, 43, of Kitchener was reported missing to police in Harriston and his body was found a day later in Oshawa. Police say they've launched a homicide investigation. (Teghan Beaudette/CBC)

A Kitchener man has been found dead in Oshawa after he was reported missing in Harrison, Wellington OPP say.

Jason John Brown, 43, of Kitchener was reported missing to police on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Harriston, located in the Town of Minto, approximately 70 km north of Waterloo.

On Wednesday, Durham Regional Police contacted Wellington OPP to report that Brown's body had been found in Oshawa.

A post-mortem was completed on Friday and OPP say Brown's death is being treated as a homicide.

Police did not say how Brown died. They also did not say what the circumstances may have been that meant Brown would be reported missing in Harriston, but his body was found 200 km away in Oshawa.

Police said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact Wellington OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.