03/29/2013 11:39 EDT | Updated 05/29/2013 05:12 EDT

Police investigate after teen's body found in Drummondville

Provincial police are investigating the suspicious death of a teenager in Drummondville.

Police say a passerby found the 15-year-old lying on the ground on Joly Street at about 10 p.m. on Thursday.

The boy was transported to the Sainte-Croix hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officials said an autopsy will be needed in order to determine the cause of death.