New Brunswick

Man, 62, dies in house fire just outside Miramichi

Police say a 62-year-old man's body was found after the flames were extinguished. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Police say a man's body was found after the flames were extinguished

Northeast District RCMP say no one else was in the home at the time of the fire. (Shane Fowler/CBC)

The body of a 62-year-old man was found after the flames were extinguished at a house fire on Saturday outside 
​Miramichi.

The home on Highway 420 in South Esk was completely destroyed. The man's body was found inside. Northeast District RCMP say no one else was inside the home at the time.

Police say foul play is not believed to have been a factor.

With files from Shane Fowler

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