OPP find human remains on Highway 417, section closed for investigation
A portion of Highway 417 is closed for an investigation after police found human remains near Limoges, southeast of downtown Ottawa.
The Russell County Ontario Provincial Police said they received a call around 2:30 p.m. about a deceased person on the side of the highway, near mile marker 88.
When officers arrived at the scene they said they found human remains.
The forensic identification services team, technical traffic collision investigators, an unmanned aerial system and members from the Russell County crime unit have all been called in to help with the ongoing investigation.
As part of that, Highway 417 westbound is closed at mile marker 88 and the on-ramp at mile marker 79.
Detours are in effect.