Fredericton Police investigating fire and sudden death as suspicious

Fredericton Police say the fire and sudden death at a residence on Canterbury Drive are being treated as suspicious.

The Fredericton Fire Department responded to the call of a structure fire on Wednesday around 5:20 a.m. and police were called in to investigate following the discovery of a deceased person.

Police have confirmed the victim is an adult male, but at this time it does not further the investigation to release the identity of the deceased.

The residence at the centre of the investigation is known to police and officers have attended on three different occasions.

Police say they are continuing to process the scene and their presence will be noticeable for at least the next few days.

Investigators are looking to speak to anyone with video surveillance or dash-cam video that was in the area of the fire on Wednesday June 5 between 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

If you have this video, or any additional information, please contact the Fredericton Police Force or Crime Stoppers.