Police say a man's body has been found in Strathcona County. 

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over an investigation after human remains were found in a rural subdivision off of Highway 21 near Wye Road. 

The Strathcona County RCMP confirmed the body was recovered on Monday (Dec. 27).

"Circumstances surrounding the death of this individual and their remains are believed to be suspicious," police said in a release. "Investigators do not believe there is any threat to public safety as it relates to this suspicious death."

Mounties added no other information would be provided until an autopsy was finished.