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    Overpelt: dead man found in canal was shot

    The body of a man was found floating in the canal in Overpelt on Sunday. His body showed signs of being shot, indicated the Hasselt division of Limburg public prosecutor’s office on Sunday. The body was found floating in the canal just behind the firm Umicore around midday on Sunday. Lommel fire services retrieved the body and representatives of the Federal Judicial Police lab were also on site to investigate.

    There will be an autopsy on Monday.

    Christopher Vincent (Source: Belga)