Nova Scotia

Death near boat launch investigated

RCMP in Cape Breton are investigating the death of a man who was found near a boat launch in the Smelt Brook area on Saturday.

RCMP in Cape Breton are investigating the death of a man who was found near a boat launch in the Smelt Brook area on Saturday.

Victoria County RCMP said it appears the man fell. A tractor was nearby, but it's unclear whether it was a factor in the man's death.

The man, who was in his 60s, was found near the launch near his home by a relative. His name has not been released.

RCMP are awaiting the results of an autopsy, but they said they don't believe the man's death is suspicious.

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