The body of a man found in a ditch in Vaughan on Wednesday has been identified by York Regional Police.
It was discovered by construction workers in the area of Highway 7 and Keele Street and appeared as if it had been there for some time.
Following an examination by the coroner which found signs of trauma, the investigation was upgraded to homicide.
The victim has now been identified by York Regional Police as thirty-eight-year-old Fernando Anibal Acosta, of Toronto.
Investigations are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.