Death of man found near high­way con­sid­ered sus­pi­cious

StarMetro Halifax - - COVER STORY - Ha­ley Ryan STARMETRO HAL­I­FAX

Po­lice in Nova Sco­tia are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a sus­pi­cious death after a man was found on the high­way.

At 3:30 a.m. Sun­day, Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Po­lice North Divi­sion pa­trol mem­bers re­sponded to Hwy. 223 in Leitches Creek for a re­port of a man be­ing lo­cated on the high­way.

Paramedics took the man to the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hospi­tal, where he was pro­nounced dead.

An au­topsy was sched­uled to take place Sun­day in Hal­i­fax.

Mem­bers from the Traf­fic Safety Unit, Ma­jor Crime Unit and Foren­sic Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion

Section con­tinue to in­ves­ti­gate.

Po­lice ask any­one with in­for­ma­tion to call Cape Bre­ton po­lice at 563-5151 or send an anony­mous tip to Crime Stop­pers.

ZANE WOOD­FORD/STARMETRO HAL­I­FAX

Paramedics in Cape Bre­ton took the man found on the high­way to hospi­tal, where he was pro­nounced dead.

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