RCMP have now confirmed that remains found on Gagetown Island in the St. John River are human.

A boater found the remains at about 2 p.m.Tuesday on the island near the village of Gagetown.

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Tests will be done to determine the identity of the body and the cause of death, the RCMP said in a statement.

There is no indication of foul play, the statement said.