April 13, 2019 3:28 pm
Updated: April 14, 2019 12:16 pm

Man dead after incident at NB Power substation: police

The Bathurst Police Force responds to a fatal incident at a NB Power substation on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Lisa Chamberlain

Police in Bathurst, N.B., say a 41-year-old man is dead after an incident at a power substation in the city.

Police say they were called to an NB Power substation on Ste Anne Street, following a power outage at approximately 5:45 a.m. Saturday.

Officers found a man at the site who was unresponsive.

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Attempts were made to resuscitate the man, who was taken to Chaleur Regional Hospital and pronounced dead.

NB Power has released few details, but a spokeswoman confirms there was a break-in at the Bathurst West substation early Saturday.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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