The RNC is working with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to try to find out the cause of death of man found dead in Petty Harbour this morning.
There are few details about this incident available.
The RNC have stated they received a call at about 7:20 a.m. stating that there was a body in the community's harbour.
The deceased was found near the wharf and local fisherman assisted police in recovering the body.
Foul play is not suspected.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is on the scene in Petty Harbour after a body was discovered in the harbour. The incident is still under investigation.
RNC media relations says the call was received at about 7:19 this morning.