UPDATE: Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead
CTV News has confirmed Kirk Woodman has been found dead.
Woodman was reported missing in Burkina Faso this week. A spokesperson for Burkina Faso's security ministry says Woodman was kidnapped during a raid on a local mining site in the country's north.
Woodman worked for the Vancouver-based Progress Mineral Mining Company.
His son Matt Woodman is an employee of CTV News, based out of Edmonton.
More to come..