Fredericton / News / Police news

Body of man discovered near Hartt Island

The Fredericton Police Force is investigating an incident where the body of a man was discovered on the banks of the Saint John River, near Hartt Island.

On April 20, 2021, at approximately 8:30 a.m., police received a call from a cyclist who found the body along the shore, in the water.

The body was positively identified as a 63-year old man from Fredericton. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause of death, however, at this time, police do not believe criminality to be a factor.

Next of kin has been notified.

File: 21-7093