Teen dies after falling from waterfall near Edmundston

A 17-year-old boy has died after falling off a waterfall in northwestern New Brunswick.

The Victoria Star reports the teen's body was found in a crevice near a waterfall on the Iroquois River in Moulin-Morneault on Wednesday afternoon.

The paper has identified the teen as Zachary Cassista, a Grade 12 student at Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany in Edmundston.

Police are continuing to investigate the teen's death.