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Suspicious death in downtown Montreal

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The man's body lay lifeless on a sidewalk on Stanley Street, south of René-Lévesque Boulevard West.

The Canadian Press

A man was found dead shortly after 8 a.m. Friday morning on a sidewalk in downtown Montreal.

Approximately 90 minutes after the discovery of the body, the Montreal Police Service (SPVM) remained unable to determine the cause of death.

The hypotheses of a homicide or a fall on the sidewalk were evaluated and the police limited to evoking a suspicious death.

It was a call transmitted to the 911 emergency telephone exchange which led the SPVM police officers to go to the man who was lying on the ground on Stanley Street, south of the boulevard. René-Lévesque Ouest.

Upon their arrival, the unfortunate man was pronounced dead.

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Officer Sabrina Gauthier, of the SPVM, indicated that the body was lying near the premises of the Mission St-Michael, a shelter which welcomes the destitute and vulnerable people.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116