PETAWAWA - A traffic stop by police in Petawawa Thursday
night resulted in the discovery of a dead body inside a vehicle.

At about 10:15 p.m. provincial police officers on routine patrol spotted a light grey van travelling at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle failed to stop for police at first, but the driver did eventually pull over.

When officers were speaking with the driver, they learned that the passenger in the van was dead.


have released no other details about the driver or the dead passenger
and have not yet indicated if foul play is suspected.

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