FREDERICTON, NB – Two individuals of Russian descent were discovered deceased in an apartment on 94 Forest Hill Rd. in Fredericton’s south side on Saturday morning. The Fredericton Police Force mentioned that the two individuals, who were both residents of the unit, had been living in Canada for 16 years. Chief Martin Gaudet stated that no details about the deceased have been released, and their next of kin have not been notified.
The police force confirmed that there is no threat to public safety at this time, and they will be working with the RCMP and Interpol to determine the circumstances surrounding the deaths. Gaudet also mentioned that the situation is not considered suspicious and that they are taking precautions by involving the major crimes unit, identification unit, and the coroner.
In addition to this incident, another death was reported on the same day. A cyclist was hit by a truck at the corner of King and Westmorland in downtown Fredericton. The cyclist was transported to Dr. Everett Chalmers and was pronounced dead due to their injuries. The road was closed for several hours while accident reconstruction and major crime investigations took place.
No one is currently in custody, and no charges have been filed in connection to the deceased cyclist. Chief Gaudet stated that witnesses and public safety cameras captured the event, and the matter is still under investigation.
These incidents have sparked concern in the Fredericton community, and the police force is working diligently to ensure public safety and resolve these matters. The details surrounding both deaths are being thoroughly investigated in collaboration with relevant law enforcement agencies, and the community is urged to come forward with any information that may assist in the investigations.