Body found in pond in London, Ont. Summerside neighbourhood

FILE. Matthew Trevithick / Global News

UPDATE: Sept. 20, 2022: London police have confirmed the deceased individual was an adult male, and say the death does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

London, Ont., police are investigating after a body was found in a stormwater pond in southeast London on Monday afternoon.

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According to officials, emergency crews responded to a 911 call around 12:20 p.m. from an individual who located what appeared to be a body in the area of Jackson Road and Evans Boulevard in London’s Summerside neighbourhood.

Police confirmed that a body was later located.

“The investigation is in its early stages,” said Cons. Sandasha Bough. “It’s been reassigned to members of our major crime section.”

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Police did not confirm whether the death is suspicious or not.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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