Suspicious death in Villeray was suicide
A Montreal police officer at the scene of an unusual death in Villeray.
Police have determined that a man who died on Wednesday morning under mysterious circumstances committed suicide.
Passersby spotted the man with severe injuries to his upper body lying on the ground near St. Hubert St. and Jarry St. around 6:20 a.m. and called 9-1-1. Paramedics rushed the man to hospital but he did not survive.
Officers investigated several possibilities including if he was beaten or hit by a car.
By early afternoon they determined that the 28-year-old man lived in the area and had deliberately taken his own life.