Body found in open field on Thunderchild FN

The body of a 29-year-old man has been located in an open field on Thunderchild First Nation.

Turtleford RCMP say they responded to the report just after 6 p.m. Feb. 2.

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According to a press release, officers secured the scene and requested the coroner and additional RCMP resources including the North Battleford Forensic Identification Services to assist with a thorough examination of the scene.

Police say the man was from the Thunderchild First Nation. Next of kin have been notified. His name will not be released, as criminality has not been confirmed.

An autopsy has been ordered to take place in Saskatoon in the coming days.

The investigation is ongoing.


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