Fisherman catches human foot in Outaouais lake | CBC News


The human remains were found in Lac des Pères in the Outaouais region, south of Maniwaki, Que.

The remains were fished out of Lac des Pères south of Maniwaki

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Sûret é du Québec divers and a forensic team will be on site. (Rémi Tremblay/Radio-Canada)

A fisherman reeled in a surprise catch when he pulled a human foot from the waters of an Outaouais lake around 11 a.m. Monday, Quebec police say.

Sûreté du Québec, Quebec’s provincial police, said in a Monday news release the fisherman caught the human remains in Lac des Pères, which is also known as Petit Lac Rond.

The lake is in the municipality of Sainte-Thérèse de la Gatineau, located about 20 kilometres south of Maniwaki, Que., in the eastern Outaouais.

A forensic identification team and divers from Quebec’s provincial police force will be on site, police said.

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