Victim ID'd after human remains found at recycling plant

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Ottawa police investigate at the Cascades Recovery recycling plant on Sheffield Road Friday afternoon.  (Emilien Juteau/Radio-Canada - image credit)
Ottawa police investigate at the Cascades Recovery recycling plant on Sheffield Road Friday afternoon. (Emilien Juteau/Radio-Canada - image credit)

Ottawa police have identified a 58-year-old Ottawa man whose remains were found at a recycling plant on Sheffield Road Friday.

Police were called to the Cascades Recovery recycling centre at 2811 Sheffield Rd., just off Walkley Road near Highway 417, on Friday afternoon after a human leg was found at the facility, sources said.

Once on site, police recovered further remains.

Ottawa Police Service
Ottawa Police Service

Homicide detectives have identified the deceased man as James Macauley Teasdale.

"The death is considered suspicious and investigators are working to determine the cause death and the circumstances that led to their discovery," police said in a news release Saturday.

Homicide unit investigators are asking anyone who may have information about the case or on Teasdale's movements leading up to Sept. 10 to contact them at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

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