August 12, 2019 1:04 pm

Discovery of human remains in Fredericton area treated as homicide: N.B. RCMP

Police tape is shown in Toronto on May 2, 2017.


New Brunswick RCMP say their Major Crimes Unit is investigating the recent discovery of human remains in a wooded area just outside of Fredericton.

Police say the discovery was made on Saturday in a wooded area off Route 10 in Noonan, N.B., which is about 12 kilometres east of the province’s capital.

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“The investigation has determined that the remains are those of a man, and that he died as the result of a homicide,” police said in a news release Monday.

Investigators are still working to determine the man’s identity.

No other details have been released by police.

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Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to contact New Brunswick RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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