Abbotsford Police located a deceased man on a rural property in Abbotsford on Christmas Day.

Abbotsford Police located a deceased man on a rural property in Abbotsford on Christmas Day.

Body found on Abbotsford rural property

Deceased man found on Christmas Day, does not appear to be suspicious

Abbotsford Police patrol officers found human remains in a pond on a rural property in the 29700 block of Maclure Road on Christmas Day (Tuesday).

Officers were called to the scene at approximately 1:20 p.m. and located the deceased man shortly thereafter. It does not appear to be a suspicious death at this time.

Abbotsford Police patrol officers, forensic identification members, major crime detectives and BC Coroners Service all attended the scene.

Police said additional information will be available as further forensic work is completed and the investigation progresses.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225, text APD at 222973 (abbypd), or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.