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Body found under trail bridge near Uptown; police say death not suspicious

Police closed the trail between the Switch Bridge — in the area of Carey Road and Ravine Way — and Darwin Avenue for a few hours
Saanich police closed a section of the Lochside Trail after discovering a body in the area. VIA SAANICH POLICE

A portion of the Lochside Trail was closed Thursday morning after a man’s body was discovered under the bridge at Carey Road and Ravine Way, near Uptown mall.

Saanich police were alerted just before 8 a.m. Thursday.

The trail was closed from Darwin Road toward the Switch Bridge at the Galloping Goose Trail until 12:30 p.m.

Police said the death does not appear to be suspicious.

The B.C. Coroners Service attended and will conduct its own investigation.