November 29, 2023

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The migrant was found dead next to Roxham Road

The migrant was found dead next to Roxham Road

According to our information, an immigrant who attempted to cross the Canada-US border.

Canadian agents were alerted by their American counterparts, who were patrolling the area by helicopter and found a man lying on the ground, his nationality and age unknown.

Police sources said the body was found between Roxham Road and the Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle border crossing on Highway 15 before being evacuated by helicopter in the evening.

A distance of about 5 km separates these two places, with many fields and forests.

Circumstances of death are currently unknown. We will investigate the cause of death and that will take some timeA spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec, which is responsible for the case, confirms.

We are trying to determine how he got there, where he went and where he came from. Let’s try to shed some light on what happened. »

A quote Louis-Philippe Ruel, spokesman for the Sûreté du Québec

The Central Government, on its part, ensures that I was saddened to learn of the death of a man at the Canada-US border.

We wish to express our condolences to his loved ones. Minister [de la Sécurité publique Marco] Mendicino is monitoring the situation closely as details become available.says his press officer, Audrey Sambox.

Canadian police are currently investigating the death, which happened near Roxham Road, which is located between New York state and Monterrey.

Photo: Radio-Canada / Jacaudrey Charbonneau

It was the first migrant to be found dead at the border in nearly a year.

In January 2022, Bodies of four people of Indian origin Found near Emerson, Manitoba.

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The family, trying to cross Canada into the United States on foot and in the middle of winter, got lost before freezing to death. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceThey would have done business with A human trafficking network.