Human remains found near Skinners Pond identified as missing New Brunswick boy, Skinners Pond, PEI.

January 9, 2023
Skinners Pond, Prince Edward Island

News release

Human remains that were found near Skinners Pond, PEI, have now been positively identified as a missing 15-year-old boy from New Brunswick.

On September 29, 2022, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Prince District RCMP responded to a report that human remains had been found in the water near Skinners Pond, PEI.

On January 4, 2023, those remains were positively identified as a 15-year-old boy from New Brunswick, who had fallen off a fishing vessel several kilometres off the Pointe-Sapin wharf in N.B., on August 29, 2022.

Our thoughts are with the boy's family and community at this time.


Contact information

Cst. Gavin Moore
Media Relations Officer
Ph: 902-218-2863

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