MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say a body was discovered in the rubble of a home that exploded in Morin-Heights on Friday in the Laurentians.
Police say there was an explosion that preceded a fire on the property that was brought under control.
Emergency services were called to the residence at about 11:20 a.m. on Friday in the town about 85 kilometres northwest of Montreal.
Police say the coroner will formally identify the victim, who was found later by technicians.
A spokesman says police are continuing their investigation at the scene today.
The cause of the explosion and the fire remain under investigation.