FREDERICTON, New Brunswick – Two individuals were found deceased in an apartment on Forest Hill Rd. in Fredericton’s south side on Saturday morning, according to the Fredericton Police Force.
The police have not disclosed the identities of the deceased individuals, but have confirmed that they were both residents of the apartment. Chief Martin Gaudet stated that the individuals were of Russian descent and that their next of kin had not yet been notified.
Police reassured the public that there is no current threat to public safety, and they are working with the RCMP and Interpol to investigate the situation. The two individuals of Russian descent had been living in Canada for 16 years, according to authorities, and their deaths are currently being treated as a double fatality with no apparent signs of suspicious circumstances.
In addition to the double fatality case, the police in Fredericton are also investigating another death that occurred on Saturday evening. A cyclist was struck by a truck at the corner of King and Westmorland in downtown Fredericton, and tragically succumbed to their injuries after being transported to the hospital. The incident is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed in connection with the deceased cyclist.
The road where the accident took place was closed for several hours while accident reconstruction and major crime investigators worked on the case. Chief Gaudet mentioned that there were plenty of witnesses and that public safety cameras also captured the event, providing valuable evidence for the investigation.
As the investigations continue, the Fredericton Police Force is working diligently to ensure that all aspects of both cases are thoroughly examined. For more updates, visit the dedicated provincial page for New Brunswick news.