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Body recovered in Moncton is not a suspicious death: RCMP

Officials are investigating after human remains were located along a trail on Elmwood Drive in Moncton. .
Officials are investigating after human remains were located along a trail on Elmwood Drive in Moncton. . Courtesy of Wade Perry

RCMP have ruled that the human remains discovered in the Irishtown Nature Park on Monday are not the result of a suspicious death.

Dennis Dollemont, platoon chief with Moncton Fire and Emergency, told Global News on Monday that they received a call at approximately 9 a.m., requesting assistance with recovering the body.

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Dollemont said the body was found near the trail about a 10-minute walk into the woods.

“It is a male believed to be in his 20s,” he told Global News.

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The Mounties, members of the fire department, the coroner and Ambulance New Brunswick responded to the scene.

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“We had to send an off-road vehicle with a toboggan to bring him out,” Dollemont said.

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Officials have not said how long the body was in the woods or how the man died.

— With files from Shelley Steeves

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