The RNC believes a body found midway through a window at a Blackmarsh Road business may have been there overnight or since early this morning.
The deceased is a 26-year-old man from St. John’s and police do not consider the death suspicious.
The RNC received a call from an ambulance service about 8:55 a.m. today. The province’s chief medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
RNC say a bike was recovered from the scene, among other items.
RNC officers have removed the body of a deceased person found at a Blackmarsh Road business this morning.
The body was discovered midway through a window at the side of the building at 53 Blackmarsh Rd.
A number of RNC officers are at the scene, including members of the force’s major crime unit, and have blocked off the area.
Updates to come.
RNC Major Crime Officers are currently on the scene of a sudden death on Blackmarsh Road in St. John’s.
Officers have a portion of the side of a commercial building blocked off and a sheet is covering the body of the deceased who witnesses report was midway through a window in the building.
Updates to follow as information becomes available.