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Body found at Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park near Peterborough: OPP

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Peterborough County OPP closed the Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park on Highway 7 after a body was found Tuesday morning – Sep 17, 2019

The Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park just on the outskirts of Peterborough was closed Tuesday following the discovery of a body.

Peterborough County OPP were called to the park on Highway 7 just east of the city’s limits around 11 a.m.

An OPP forensics identification vehicle was also at the scene.

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OPP say the body of a male was found around 10:45 a.m.

Foul play is not suspected. The coroner’s office is also investigating, police said.

The park reopened early in the afternoon.

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