New Brunswick

Police locate body of Fredericton man missing since April

Fredericton Police have found the body of a Fredericton man who was reported missing on April 10.

Individual found confirmed to be 38-year-old Andrew James Spencer

Fredericton Police have confirmed the body found on Saturday in the St. John River was that of Andrew Spencer who was reported missing on April 10. (Fredericton Police Force)

Fredericton Police have found the body of a Fredericton man who was reported missing on April 10.

Police have confirmed the individual found was 38-year-old Andrew James Spencer.

Spencer was found in the St. John River near the 300 block of Lincoln Road.

Known as Mr. Penny or Mr. Poem, he was last seen on April 9 along the river near Woodstock Road.

Police said at the time that he may have entered the river.

Spencer was known for asking passersby in downtown Fredericton for a penny in exchange for a poem.

Police said Spencer's next of kin have been notified and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

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