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Man found dead near Highway 400 in Barrie

Man found dead near Highway 400 in Barrie

Provincial police confirmed a man was found dead near the Highway 400 and Bayfield Street overpass in Barrie on Friday.

The OPP crime unit closed access to Highway 400 southbound from the westbound lane of Bayfield Street on Friday night while the death investigation was conducted.

Police had also cordoned off a nearby wooded area with caution tape.

On Sunday, officers confirmed they had located a 41-year-old man near Bayfield Street.

Investigators have not revealed whether his death is considered suspicious.

Police reiterated that there was no risk to the public and said further details would be provided when available.