UPDATE: Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

Kirk Woodman

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..

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