Police are investigating after a man was found dead near a vehicle Thursday morning north of Letellier.

Morris RCMP received a report at 8:15 am, that a body had been located near a vehicle, which was found stuck in snow. The discovery was made along Provincial Road 246, near Road 13N, in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm.

Officers attended and located the body of a 78-year-old male from Winnipeg.

The cause of death has not yet been determined. However, police say there are indications the man may have succumbed to the elements when he wandered away from his vehicle after becoming stuck in the snow.

Morris RCMP, along with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner continue to investigate.