Body recovered in area of Irving Nature Park in Saint John

The Saint John Police Force says a body was discovered in the area of the Irving Nature Park yesterday.

Police say a missing person was reported to them on Monday night, with the last known area believed to have been in proximity of the Park.

A search was conducted by members of the Canadian Coast Guard, Ground Search and Rescue, an aerial drone, Saint John Police Force and the Saint John Police Canine Unit on Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Police say the body was recovered as a result of this search and it is expected an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

No other details have been released.