Teenager reported missing in Laval found dead

14-year Athena Gervais, missing in Laval since Monday, has been found dead.

Police said her body was found Thursday afternoon in a stream behind Poly Jeunesse high school in the district of Fabreville, the school she attended.

Police added her body was well hidden, adding they didn't see it when they scoured the area before..

It wasn't clear how she died.

Police had set up acommand post in the area in hopes of learning more about her disappearance.

Gervais left the school on Ste Rose Blvd. at lunchtime on Monday, but failed to show up for afternoon classes or at home.

Police launched an investgation following the discovery of the body.