May 22, 2018 1:44 pm
Updated: May 22, 2018 5:15 pm

Foul play not suspected after body found in LaHave River: N.S. RCMP

Police are investigating after a woman's body was discovered in the Lahave River Tuesday morning.

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Police are investigating after a woman’s body was found in the LaHave River Tuesday morning.

Lunenburg District RCMP say shortly after 8 a.m., officers responded to a call that a citizen had found the body of a deceased female along the river’s banks.

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The cause of death has yet to be determined, but police do not believe foul play was a factor.

The woman’s identity has not been released. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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Hwy 3 in Dayspring was shut down as a result on Tuesday morning, but has since reopened.

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