MONCTON, N.B. – On Dec. 22, 2012, human remains were found in a field next to Wheeler Boulevard near the Church Street overpass in Moncton.
The skeletal remains were discovered shortly before 4 p.m. on that date by a person walking on the side of Wheeler Boulevard.
Preliminary results indicate that the remains are those of a male. The age of the individual has yet to be established. Further DNA expertise and dental records checks are being done in an effort to identify the individual.
At this point, there is no sign of foul play but it has not been ruled out. The cause of death has not yet been established.
Codiac RCMP Major Crime Unit is working closely with families of known missing persons in an attempt to identify the remains.
The investigation continues.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Codiac Regional RCMP at 857-2400 or Crime Stoppers at www.crimenb.ca or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).