Nova Scotia

Body in swamp ID'd as missing man

Police confirm the remains found in a Glace Bay swamp are those of Francis Rose, a 52-year-old man missing since Dec. 31.

Police confirm the remains found in a Glace Bay swamp are those of Francis Rose, a 52-year-old man missing since Dec. 31.

Cape Breton Regional Police said there was no foul play.

Rose's body was discovered Thursday afternoon in a swampy area between Ling and Reserve streets. Two people spotted clothing in the weeds and called for help.

An autopsy was conducted on Monday.

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