January 4, 2019 3:24 pm

Human remains found near Welland Canal as police search for missing teen

Niagara police have found human remains between Lock 1 and Lock 2 of the Welland Canal.

Niagara Regional Police

Niagara Regional Police say human remains have been found in the area of the Welland Canal.

Police had been searching the area for a missing teenager.

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Quintin Bingley, 18, went missing in St. Catharines, Ont., on May 26, 2018.

Police say the body was found between Lock 1 and Lock 2, but at this time, the remains are unidentifiable.

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Officers will remain at the scene for the next several hours and possibly overnight as the investigation continues.

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