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Police investigating death of Rothesay man as suspicious

Tue June 14, 2016

Human remains that were discovered in Saint John, N.B., on May 7, 2016, have been confirmed to be those of Scott Arthur Taylor, of Rothesay, who has been missing since December 2011. 

Taylor was reported missing to the Kennebecasis Regional Police by his family on December 4, 2011. The 24-year-old was last seen on December 2, 2011, in Saint John, N.B.

The RCMP in New Brunswick’s Major Crime Unit, the Saint John Police Force and the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force have created a joint investigative team and are investigating Taylor's disappearance and death.  The remains were discovered by a mountain biker in a wooded area off the Old Black River Road near Bayside Drive extension. An autopsy was conducted and determined that the remains were those of Scott Taylor. Police believe he has been deceased since December 2011 and are investigating his death as suspicious.

Police are asking anyone who has any information about the disappearance or death of Scott Taylor to contact the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit 506-851-7281. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.


Contact information:

Cst. Jullie Rogers-Marsh
 New Brunswick RCMP