Body found outside Burlington high school

Halton Regional Police continue to investigate the discovery of a 19-year-old man’s body outside a Burlington high school.

Police got a call just before 9:30 yesterday morning (Saturday) from someone who came across the body at Nelson High School on New Street.

There was blood around the head area of the body

Police say security video from the school shows the man walking alone around the building at approximately 3 a.m.

He climbed up to the roof and a short time later was observed falling to the ground.

Investigators say they are not treating this as a criminal incident.

A post mortem is being conducted to determine the exact cause of death.

The man’s identity has been confirmed but is being withheld at the request of the family.