Police confirm identity of body found on Restigouche River

RCMP say the body of a man found along the banks of the Restigouche River earlier this week is that of a man who went missing from the Campbellton Regional Hospital in January.

The body of 59 year old Lawrence Caissie of Campbellton was discovered Tuesday.

Caissie was last seen leaving the hospital on January 4th and was reported missing the following day.

Foul play is not suspected, however police are investigating to determine the exact cause of his death.