Body found near River Road in Pembroke: OPP

(OPP FILE PHOTO)

Police are investigating after a body was found in Pembroke on Sunday afternoon.

Upper Ottawa Valley OPP said the body was discovered in an area near River Road around 1 p.m. Sunday and reported to police. 

The OPP and the Regional Coroner's Office are both investigating and remained on the scene late Sunday afternoon. 

Police said the identity of the person has not been confirmed and an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).