RCMP confirms that a body has been found in the ditch along Highway 16 between Burns Lake and Houston.
Investigators say the discovery was made by a highway maintenance worker near the Six Mile Brake Check shortly before noon Tuesday.
RCMP are not releasing the identity of the man at this time and say that the cause of death is under investigation.
Police are still on scene and traffic in the area has been reduced to single lane alternating.
Check DriveBC for updates on Highway 16.