Body of 80-year-old man found in Rivière des Prairies

The man was found dead in the river by a passersby in a Laval park Wednesday night.

Man's body found by passersby at Rosaire-Gauthier park

It is not yet known how the man ended up in the river. Laval police are still awaiting the autopsy results. (Radio-Canada)

A man was found dead in the Rivière des Prairies in a Laval park Wednesday night.

Laval police say the 80-year-old man was spotted by passersby at the Rosaire-Gauthier park in the Pont-Viau neighbourhood where he is from at around 8:15 p.m.

It is not yet known how the octogenarian ended up in the water, but police have ruled out foul play.

They are still awaiting the autopsy results.

With files from Radio-Canada