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Fredericton Police investigating man’s death as a homicide

The Fredericton Police Force’s Major Crime Team is now investigating the suspicious death of an adult male on June 5, 2019 as a homicide.

On June 5, 2019 at 5:20 a.m., the Fredericton Fire Department responded to the call of a structure fire at a Canterbury Drive residence. Police were called in to investigate following the discovery of a person found deceased.

The victim is confirmed to be 23-year old Cody Alexander Cleghorn, of Beaverdam, New Brunswick.

At this point no arrests have been made, however police do not believe the incident was random. The investigation is ongoing.

Investigators are still looking to speak with anyone with video surveillance or dashcam video that was in the area of the fire on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Please contact the Fredericton Police Force at 460-2300 and reference file 19-12017.

Anyone with additional information about this ongoing investigation is asked to contact the Fredericton Police Force at 506-460-2300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.