Human remains discovered in the Saint John River have been positively identified as a missing 42-year-old man from Morrell Siding.
On August 2, a body was discovered near the shore, close to Tobique Narrows. An autopsy and further investigation has positively identified the remains as those of Tony Vaillancourt, who has not been in contact with friends or family since April 9, 2017.
Police are still working to determine the exact cause of death.
Anyone with information that may be able to assist the investigation is asked to contact the West District RCMP at 506-473-3137. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca
The West District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 42-year-old man from Morrell Siding, N.B.
Tony Vaillancourt has not been in contact with friends or family since April 9, 2017. It is unusual for him to be out of contact for such a long period of time and efforts to locate him have been unsuccessful.
Tony Vaillancourt is described a Caucasian man with brown hair and eyes. He is 5’11” and weighs 198 lbs.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tony Vaillancourt, or who may have seen him since early April, is asked to contact the Grand Falls Detachment of the West District RCMP at 506-473-3137.