RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a 49-year-old woman in a town approximately 85 kilometres northeast of Miramichi.
Police say officers were called to Chemin W Gautreau in Pont-Landry at approximately 2 p.m. for reports of a dead woman.
The woman’s body had been found by a passerby.
RCMP say an autopsy will be conducted on Friday to help determine the exact cause of death.
Anyone with information on the death is asked to call police at 1-888-506-7267 or to contact Crime Stoppers.