RCMP investigating after body found in northern B.C., cause of death unknown

By The Canadian Press
April 18, 2016 - 10:09am

FORT ST. JAMES, B.C. — The RCMP have enlisted the help of its major-crime investigators after a body was discovered outside a rural community in northern British Columbia.

The North District Major Crime Unit has identified the body as possibly belonging to a 51-year-old resident of Fort St. James.

The person’s identity is not being released in order to provide an opportunity for family members to be notified.

Police say the body was found in a rural area of Fort St. James (near Tachie Road and North Road), about 150 kilometres west of Prince George.

The Mounties the cause of death is unknown.

They say they have no reason to believe the public is at risk.

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