August 13, 2019 1:59 pm
Updated: August 13, 2019 5:20 pm

Missing Fredericton teen identified as homicide victim

WATCH: Police have confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found in a wooded area in Noonan, N.B., over the weekend. Megan Yamoah reports.

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A 19-year-old man who was reported missing last month has been identified by police as the victim of a homicide.

New Brunswick RCMP say Corey Daniel Sisson was reported missing to the Fredericton Police Force on July 30.

Police say his body was discovered on Saturday in a wooded area off Route 10 in Noonan, N.B., which is about 12 kilometres east of Fredericton.

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

The Mounties announced on Monday that they were treating the discovery as a homicide.

Sisson’s death is being considered an isolated incident and that there is “no risk to the general public.”

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

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