A 34-year-old man was pronounced dead in hospital after he was found in the water along the Virginia Park walking trail in St. John's Tuesday evening.
The RNC, paramedics and the St. John's Regional Fire Department responded to a call about the incident, in the area of East Meadows, close to 7 p.m.
The RNC's criminal investigation unit is investigating the sudden death, and has not released the identity of the deceased.
Anyone with information relating to the death is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Information can be given anonymously online at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.