Police investigating suspicious death after man is found on Cape Breton highway

The death of a man found on a Cape Breton highway early Sunday morning has been deemed suspicious.

Cape Breton Regional Police say patrol members responded to a report of a man on a highway just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

He was taken to Cape Breton Regional Hospital by Emergency Health Services where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not elaborate on what the man's condition was when he was found.

An autopsy was scheduled to take place on Sunday.