At 2:40 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an object floating in Halifax Harbour. With the help of a Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency boat, the object was determined to be a human body. Emergency personnel and the medical examiner office are currently in the process of removing the body from the water.
At this time, the gender of the body and the cause of death are unknown. The matter remains under investigation. Updates will be provided as they become available.