RCMP investigate human remains found near Saint-André


RCMP investigators are working to identify human remains found in a wooded area in Saint-André, near Grand Falls.

In a news release, Saint-Léonard RCMP said human remains were found in a small wooded area on Laforge Road near Highway 2 in northwestern New Brunswick.

RCMP received reports that the remains were found around noon Saturday, the statement said.

“At this time, we have not been able to positively identify the remains,” said Sgt. Jean-Pierre Bouchard said in the release.

« A forensic examination of the bones will be performed and we will share more information as it becomes available. »

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit, Forensic Identification Services, Dog Services and a forensic anthropologist attended the scene, the statement said.



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