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Man reported missing near Port Blandford found dead

A 19-year-old man who was reported missing in Clarenville Tuesday has been found dead, according to police.

Clarenville RCMP responded to a complaint of an overdue fisherman near the community of Port Blandford August

The RCMP says its investigation in to the incident is ongoing. (CBC)

A 19-year-old man who was reported missing in Clarenville has been found dead, according to police.

Clarenville RCMP responded to a complaint of an overdue fisherman near the community of Port Blandford on Tuesday.

The man was found dead in a wooded area at around 7 a.m.Wednesday morning.

The name of the man who died has not been released,

Clarenville RCMP said Wednesday morning that its investigation into what happened is ongoing.

Police said they have been helped by Triple Bay Eagles Search and Rescue and a police dog.