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New Brunswick RCMP investigating after discovery of human remains in Upper Derby

New Brunswick RCMP are investigating after human remains were discovered in Upper Derby, N.B. Global News / File

New Brunswick RCMP are investigating after human remains were discovered in Upper Derby, N.B., on Saturday.

Police say they received a call shortly before 6:30 p.m. from a person who had discovered human remains while travelling along a dirt road near the intersection of Highway 8 and Route 415 northeast of Blackville, N.B.

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The Mounties say the death is considered suspicious at this time.

A police investigation is ongoing, and the RCMP say they have scheduled an autopsy to assist in determining the identity of the remains as well as the cause of death.

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