One person dead on Saunders Drive

The Cornwall Fire Department heads into the scene on Saunders Drive in Cornwall, Ont. Thursday, June 1, 2017 where a body was discovered in a vehicle. Police are treating the case as a so-called 'sudden death'. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

CORNWALL — Cornwall police have ruled out foul play after emergency crews responded to what’s being described as a “sudden death” in a wooded area off Saunders Drive.

Emergency responders were on scene just before 1:30 p.m. and quickly cordoned off the entire street.

The area in question is in the woods behind what once was the old soccer dome site.

The victim was found inside a vehicle.

Plain clothes police officers with the Cornwall Community Police Service plan their next steps while investigating a death on Saunders Drive in west end Cornwall, Ont. Thursday, June 1, 2017. Police say there is no risk to the general public. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

Const. Dan Cloutier told CNW the area was contained quickly and the neighbourhood and the general public is not at risk.

“It’s too early on to know what took place,” Cloutier said.

Right now, the Cornwall Fire Department is handling the situation.

Just after 2:15 p.m. the fire department’s HazMat trailer was delivered on site.

Plain clothes police officers talk near Saunders Drive and Second Street West in Cornwall, Ont. Thursday, June 1, 2017. Police are investigating the death of a person, found in a vehicle near the former soccer dome property on Saunders Drive. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)
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