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Police holding a scene near LU campus after sudden death

A scene is being held by police behind the LU Fieldhouse after a body was found by a passerby.

THUNDER BAY - Thunder Bay Police are currently securing a scene in a wooded area behind the Lakehead University Fieldhouse after a body was discovered.

Several Thunder Bay Police Service members are on the scene, including a forensics unit. Emergency services were called to the area on Tuesday afternoon just before 4 p.m. 

A body was discovered by a passerby walking along the pathway, police said in a news release, confirming the investigation into the sudden death.

The area is along a path behind the back parking lot at the Fieldhouse. Police have not provided any additional details at this time.