The body of a man found in a ditch in the Eastern Townships

The body of a man found in a ditch in the Eastern Townships

MISE & Agrave ; DAY

The lifeless body of a man in his sixties was found Sunday morning in a ditch in the MRC Le Granit, in Estrie.

The man was wanted by his family for a few days, said Louis-Philippe Bibeau, spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).

Sunday at the start of the day, a beat was organized in the Lac Drolet sector . The SQ flew over the scene with its helicopter while marchers, volunteers, and all-terrain vehicle officers searched the ground.

The man's body was finally found around 10 a.m. in a ditch not far from his residence.

The SQ investigation continued in the afternoon to determine the causes and circumstances of the incident.

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