Major Crime Unit investigating suspicious death of 16-year-old

December 19, 2019
Picadilly, New Brunswick

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The New Brunswick RCMP's Major Crime Unit is investigating the sudden death of a 16-year-old boy from Picadilly, near Sussex, N.B., as suspicious.

On December 18, 2019, at about 9:30 p.m., members of the Sussex RCMP responded to a 911 call at a residence on Orchard Crescent. When police arrived, they found a 16-year-old boy deceased inside the home. No one else was in the house.

Police remain at the scene as part of the investigation. An autopsy will be conducted to assist in determining the cause of the boy's death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 506-433-7700. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or


Contact information

Cpl. Jullie Rogers-Marsh
New Brunswick RCMP

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