Police say body found outside school north of Toronto


RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say a dead body has been found outside an elementary school.

York Regional Police say the body was found on school grounds at Sixteenth Avenue Public School in Richmond Hill, Ont., just before 8:30 a.m.

The force has not released the person’s name, but Const. Laura Nicolle says a 16-year-old went missing in the area Wednesday night.

A spokesperson for the York Region District School Board says social work and psychology staff are at the school to support students.

They say classes will continue throughout the day.

Police say the death is not considered suspicious.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 17, 2019.



The Canadian Press


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