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Update 2: Recovered Human Remains - Long Wharf

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The Saint John Police continues to investigate human remains recovered from Long Wharf.

It is reported that:

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, the Saint John Police recovered human remains from the water at Long Wharf.

On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, an autopsy was conducted. At this time, no identification can be made. Cause, manner, and time of death is pending further investigation.

Based on the autopsy and further examination by a forensic anthropologist, the human remains are believed to belong to a female, 17-30 years old, and 5’4”-5’7” tall.

Forensic Services are working to establish identity through the National DNA databank for missing persons and the Major Crime Unit is gathering intelligence on missing person cases from outside our area.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 1-506-648-3333, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-T.I.P.S.

The Saint John Police recognizes that these discoveries are extremely difficult on families and friends of missing persons. Our team is working diligently with our partners and forensic experts to identify the human remains.

See previous release dated September 14, 2022