January 1, 2019 11:44 am
Updated: January 3, 2019 1:05 pm

Police investigating after body of man found in Lachine

WATCH ABOVE: Montreal police are investigating after the body of a 35-year-old man was found in Lachine.

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Montreal police are investigating after the body of a 35-year-old man was found on Provost Street in Lachine Tuesday.

“The death is being treated as suspicious,” said Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant.

“There was some new information that was brought forward to investigators.”

Officers arrived on the scene around 4 a.m. Tuesday to find the man unconscious on the ground next to a parked car.

Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful.

Police believe he fell on the icy street, but are no longer sure if it was an accident or not.

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“He was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced dead,” said Brabant.

There is a police command post in the area. The man was not known to police.

So far, no arrests have been made.

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