One person dead following house fire in Bas-Caraquet

news-update

Police are investigating after a body was found in the charred rubble of a home on the Acadian Peninsula.

Officers were alerted to the fire on Saint Paul Street in Bas-Caraquet early Monday morning.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the person's identity and cause of death.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

(with files from the Acadie-Nouvelle)