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Ottawa Police Homicide Unit investigating death of male found on Dobson Lane snowmobile trail

Ottawa Police blocked off McBean Street south of Ottawa Street at South Carleton High School. Manotick Messenger/RichmondHub photo by Jeff Morris

By Jeff Morris

Manotick Messenger/RichmondHub

Ottawa Police Homicide Unit is investigating what they are ruling a suspicious death in Richmond.

On Sunday, March 7 at approximately 9 a.m., a body was discovered on a snowmobile trail off Dobson Lane, off of McBean Street. Police blocked off McBean Street to the public at Ottawa Street, south of South Carleton High School, while investigators worked the scene.

Ottawa Police told the Manotick Messenger/RichmondHub that as of 1:15 p.m., the identity of the body was unknown. The only detail they could provide was that the body was male.

More details will be provided on as they become available from the Ottawa Police Services Media Relations Department. When updates are made, a notification will be posted on the Richmond Facebook Group page and the RichmondHub Facebook page.