The Winnipeg Police Service says that a missing 55-year-old male has been located deceased.

The man was last seen in the River East area of Winnipeg, Manitoba on Monday, September 18 at 8:00 a.m.

Police sent out a missing persons alert late Monday afternoon asking for assistance in locating him.

On Tuesday morning, just before 8 a.m., the WPS sent out another release saying he had been found deceased.

No other details have been released at this time.