RCMP investigating a suspicious death following house fire

November 13, 2017
Six Roads, New Brunswick

News release

The New Brunswick RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a suspicious death after the discovery of a body in the debris of a house following a fire.

On November 12, 2017, shortly before 1:30 a.m., police were called to a fire at a home on Route 150 in Six Roads. When they arrived, the house was completely engulfed by the fire. A man was able to get out of the residence and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Shortly after police were called to the scene, a 19-year-old man from Tracadie was taken into custody near the residence. He has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Tracadie Provincial Court on November 14, 2017 at 1 p.m., where he is expected to face charges related to this incident.

The body was discovered on November 13, 2017 following a search of the debris. One person who police believe was in the residence at the time the fire started is still unaccounted for.

The investigation is continuing.

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Contact information

Cpl. Jullie Rogers-Marsh
Media Relations Officer
New Brunswick RCMP
506-452-4252

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