Brandon RCMP investigating after body found in field

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Manitoba RCMP are investigating after a body was discovered in a field south of Brandon on Thursday.

According to a media release, on May 6, at approximately 3:30 pm, Brandon RCMP responded to a report of a deceased person found in a field, in a rural area, in the RM of Souris-Glenwood.

A person checking their property located the body and immediately contacted police.

It is believed the body has been there for some time.

Brandon RCMP along with Major Crime Services, Forensic Identification Services and the Medical Examiner, continue to investigate.

The RCMP will provide more information as it becomes available.