SMITHS CREEK, N.B. — Police are investigating after a body was found inside an abandoned vehicle in a wooded area in central New Brunswick.
The RCMP say the body was found Tuesday afternoon near Carsonville Road in Smiths Creek, N.B., just north of Sussex.
Police say they were called by a person working in the woods who came across the abandoned vehicle. Officers secured the area and the RCMP’s forensic identification unit and the New Brunswick coroner’s office assisted in the investigation.
Investigators say an autopsy will be performed to identify the person and to determine the cause of death.