Gatineau police say a man was discovered dead at a homeless encampment near the Robert-Guertin Centre in Gatineau, Que., on Thursday afternoon.
The man, whose identity and age aren't being released at this time, was discovered by a friend in the man's tent, say Service de Police de la Ville de Gatineau (SVPG). The friend contacted police at about 3:30 p.m.
Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the Hull Hospital.
Police say his death is still under investigation.
Tents behind police tape at the homeless encampment near Robert-Gertin Centre on Thursday. (Felix Desroches/Radio-Canada)