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(Update) Sudden Death Investigation – Paradise Row


Two bodies that were discovered during a tent fire that occurred on March 25, 2024, have been identified.

It is reported that:

The bodies have been identified as 35-year-old Jonathan Calhoun and 33-year-old Raeanne Tyler.

The Saint John Police, in cooperation with the Saint John Fire Department and Coroner’s Office continue to investigate the circumstances that led to their death.

The Saint John Police send their condolences to the family and friends of Jonathan Calhoun and Raeanne Tyler.


File: 24-2042

The Saint John Police, in cooperation with the Saint John Fire Department and Coroner’s Office, are investigating a tent fire that led to the death of two unidentified individuals.

It is reported that:

On Monday, March 25, 2024, at approximately 3:41 p.m., emergency crews responded to a fire at a tent near the 100-block of Paradise Row.

After the fire was extinguished, two individuals were located deceased.
The Saint John Police Major Crime, Forensic Services and Coroner’s Office were called to the scene to investigate.

Officers are working on establishing the identity of the deceased parties in order to notify next of kin.

The Saint John Police and Saint John Fire Department continue to investigate the cause of the fire. Further details will be released as the investigation permits.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone in the area that has video footage or surveillance before, during, or after the fire occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 1-506-648-3333, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-T.I.P.S.
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