Police: Missing Stanstead man’s death not considered suspicious

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STANSTEAD, QC — A body that was discovered in a field in Stanstead on Sunday has been identified as 70-year-old Garry Ellis, police say.

According to SQ Information officer Aurélie Guindon, an autopsy was performed on Monday, and at this time his death is not being considered suspicious.

Ellis was a resident of Stanstead and was last seen at around 6:00 a.m. on August 6, at a bank in town.

He was found dead in a field off Rue Dufferin on Sunday, August 11, at around 1:00 p.m.

Guindon says that police have spoken with several individuals regarding the case, and the investigation is still ongoing.

During a phone interview on Tuesday, Guindon said that police are still investigating the circumstances that led up to his death in that particular location.

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