Caraquet RCMP investigating sudden death of Quebec man in Pokeshaw

RCMP

Northeast District RCMP is investigating a sudden death in Pokeshaw.

Police received a report around 6:00 p.m. yesterday of an unresponsive man on Rue Des Falaises in Pokeshaw.

RCMP say a man began to show signs of distress while swimming with a group of people, was pulled from the water and CPR was performed by bystanders.

Police say when emergency crews arrived, a 29-year-old man from Quebec City, Quebec was located deceased.

RCMP say an autopsy will be conducted to confirm the exact cause of death, however at this time the death does not appear to be suspicious.

The Coroner's Office is assisting with the ongoing investigation.