PORT HOOD — Human remains were found in the ocean near Port Hood early Wednesday evening, RCMP say.
The unidentified remains, located about 18.5 kilometres from Port Hood, were recovered just after midnight and taken to Dartmouth for an autopsy.
The RCMP said in a news release that they “responded to a call indicating a body had been found in the water” at about 6:30 p.m.
The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre and the RCMP underwater recovery team helped recover the remains.
The RCMP is working with the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Service to identify the person who died.