A body which could be that of Janvier Leroux found [PHOTOS]
Share September 30, 2020 4:03 pm Updated at 9:27 pm Share A body that could be that of Janvier Leroux found [PHOTOS]
René-Charles Quirion La Tribune The police on board the Sûreté du Québec helicopter located the body of a man who would correspond to Janvier Leroux who had been missing since Tuesday afternoon.
The search was intensified, Wednesday, to find the octogenarian who presented cognitive problems. The SQ helicopter had joined the search in the afternoon. A body was discovered around 2:30 p.m.
“The body of a man was located on the edge of the Saint-François river near the Réal-D.-Carbonneau marsh. Formal confirmations must be made with the coroner to identify him, ”explains SPS spokesperson Martin Carrier.
The SPS search and rescue group had established its command post at the Réal-D.-Carbonneau marshes on Wednesday to coordinate the search.
The operational support, the ATV squad, investigators from the SPS, the firefighters of the Sherbrooke fire protection service with his boats, the dog handler of the Sûreté du Québec as well as a drone and the helicopter had been deployed. to intensify research.
“The river, swamp and wooded areas were near the missing man. Since the start of the research, we had mentioned that there was a fear for his safety, ”said the spokesperson for the SPS.
The population had been invited to pay particular attention in the area of the bike path on Boulevard Saint-François and to pay attention to their shed and the back of their residence.
The last time he was seen, Janvier Leroux was wearing a cap, black pants, a navy and light blue striped long-sleeved shirt, and brown shoes.