SUDBURY -- Provincial police with the James Bay detachment say a body has been discovered in a Hearst waterway.

Officials say OPP received a report at around 6:15 p.m. Thursday.

The deceased person, whose identity has yet to be confirmed, was located on the Mattawawishkwia River near Alary Drive, north of Highway 11.

A post-mortem will take place in Sudbury next week.

An investigation is ongoing.

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