RCMP investigating after man’s body found on Thunderchild First Nation

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RCMP in Saskatchewan are investigating after the body of a man was found on the Thunderchild First Nation.

On Sunday, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Turtleford RCMP responded to the report of a deceased man located in an open field on the Thunderchild First Nation.

Officers secured the scene and requested the Coroner and additional RCMP resources including the North Battleford Forensic Identification Services to assist with a thorough examination of the scene.

The deceased has been identified as a 29-year-old man from the Thunderchild First Nation.

Next of kin have been notified. His name will not be released as criminality has not been confirmed.

An autopsy has been ordered to take place in Saskatoon in the coming days.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.