Body of East Indian male found in Ste Madeleine

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Body of East Indian male found in Ste Madeleine

Ste Madeleine police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man, which was found with gunshot wounds, near Usine pond on Thursday.

Reports state that just before dawn, police received a tip-off and on investigating, went to Manahambre Road, opposite the pond, and found the body on the roadside.

The man, of East Indian descent, wore a blue three-quarter pants and a T-shirt. He appeared to be about five feet, ten inches tall, brown-skinned and had a ponytail hairstyle. Police said he appeared to be in his late 30s or early 40s.

The police recovered several spent shells near the body.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity or about the murder can call the Ste Madeleine police at 653-1023 or the nearest station. Calls can also be made to 555, 999 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIPS (8477) and reports made via the TTPS app.