Body of man found in parked vehicle in the Plateau

A gruesome discovery in the Plateau today.

The body of a man was found around midday.

"Discovered at 11:30 by passers on Ave. des Erables between Masson and Laurier. The body was inside a vehicle that was parked", said Montreal police spokesman Dany Richer.

The victim is 29-years old.

Rich added there are no apparent signs of violence on the body, although "suspicious evidence" has been found on the scene.

An autopsy is planned.

The man is not known to authorities.

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