Missing man located deceased

December 19, 2019
Renous, New Brunswick

News release

The body of a missing 43-year-old man from Gray Rapids, N.B. has been located.

Kevin James Curtis last spoke with family on December 2, 2019, and was reported missing to police the next day. On December 4, his vehicle was located on South Renous Road, west of Renous.

Aerial and ground searches were conducted with the assistance of the RCMP's helicopter, Police Dog Services, and other RCMP Specialized Services, as well as Ground Search and Rescue teams. Officials with the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, the Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development, and the Department of Public Safety were also involved in the search efforts.

On December 18, at around 3:30 p.m., a body was located in the area of South Renous Road. It has been positively identified as that of Kevin Curtis.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death, although criminality was not involved.

The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance.

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Contact information

Cpl. Jason LeBlanc
Blackville Detachment
Northeast District RCMP
506-843-9400

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