Autopsy of Chase Martens to be performed Sunday

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AUSTIN, Man. – An autopsy is set to be performed today on a two-year-old Manitoba boy whose body was found in a rural creek this weekend.

Hundreds of searchers spent days looking for Chase Martens in an area around the community of Austen.

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“I would estimate about 30,000 volunteer hours were donated this week. Majority of them people who were total strangers to the Martens family,” RCMP Sgt. Bert Paquet said at a news conference.

Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play and it appears he just walked away from his home.

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They say investigators will continue working to try to determine the circumstances surrounding the boy’s death.

Chase disappeared on Tuesday sparking a frantic search.

Police say the creek where he was found is only about a half kilometre from his home.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds came out to help search for two-year-old Chase Martens

Searchers walk in a line near where two-year-old Chase Martens went missing.

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Members of the canine unit out searching for missing two -year-old Chase Martens.

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The line of searchers scouring the area near Austin, Manitoba where two-year-old Chase Martens went missing.

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Vehicles lined up as searcher try to find for two-year-old Chase Martens.

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RCMP canine unit is searching Hwy. 1 near Hwy. 34 for two-year-old Chase Martens

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RCMP update media about the search for missing two-year-old Chase Martens in Austin, Manitoba.

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The command centre set up at the home where two-year-old Chase Martens went missing.

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Searchers use quads to help look for missing Chase Martens Friday afternoon near Austin, Man.

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*With a file from Global News. 

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