HUNTSVILLE A missing person search here ended in a death today.

A 45-year-old Perth man was been located dead today after a police search in Huntsville.

Yesterday, Jan. 19, provincial police at Huntsville were asked for help finding a missing 45-year-man.

The male was last known to be in the Hoodstown Shores Road area of town.

With the help of the Huntsville Fire Department and OPP specialty units, uniformed officers began a search.

Late this morning, at 11:40 a.m., police located him.

They say the deceased has been identified as Casey Bast, of North Perth, Ontario.

A post mortem has been ordered by the coroner and police are continuing their investigation under the direction of the Office of the Chief Coroner.

If you have any information on the case, contact the Huntsville OPP detachment at 705-789-5551, or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).