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SQ investigating after dead body found in car trying to enter Quebec at Hemmingford border

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WATCH ABOVE: Quebec provincial police are investigating after a dead body was found inside a car attempting to cross the Hemmingford border – Apr 1, 2019

Quebec provincial police are investigating after a dead body was found inside a car attempting to cross the Hemmingford border, between Quebec and New York, early Sunday morning.

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An ambulance was called by border agents after the body of an elderly man was located in the back seat. He was declared dead on site.

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The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) said it has interviewed the other occupants of the car, a man and woman from Quebec, as well as border agents and witnesses.

No charges have been laid, pending a decision whether or not to hand the case over to prosecutors.

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It is believed the family was driving back from a trip to Florida when the man, in his 80s, died.

An autopsy is expected to take place.

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