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Sudden Death Investigation – Pleasant Street West


File: 23-8175

The Saint John Police Major Crime Unit are investigating the sudden death of a 51-year-old man.

It is reported that:

On Saturday, December 16, 2023, at approximately 8:22 p.m., officers responded to a 911 call that a man had sustained gunshot injuries at a residence in the 500-block of Pleasant Street West.

On arrival, police found a 51-year-old man deceased in the residence.  

The Major Crime Unit, Forensic Services, and the Coroner’s office were called to investigate. An autopsy and investigation will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone with video surveillance that captures Pleasant Street West.

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.

The Saint John Police sends our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased at this most difficult time.

For Media Related Inquiries, please email sjpfnews@saintjohn.ca.

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