Identity of deceased man confirmed

Posted on February 21, 2012

Identity of deceased man confirmed

February 21, 2012, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Antigonish RCMP have identified a man found deceased in a wooded area off Highway 104 in Lower South River on December 5th, 2011.

On February 10th, 2012, RCMP released a forensic sketch of the man. Later the same day, RCMP were contacted by a man from Newfoundland and Labrador who believed the sketch resembled his brother. Utilizing DNA testing the RCMP have confirmed the deceased male was 54-years-old and from Newfoundland and Labrador. His name and home community are not being released at the request of the family.

RCMP would like to thank the media and the public who provided assistance in this investigation.

Contact Person:
Sgt. Brian Rehill
Antigonish RCMP
Office: (902) 863-6500


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