Following the discovery of human remains in Upper Derby, New Brunswick, the New Brunswick RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating the case.

According to a report, Mounties received a call Saturday evening that someone had found what appeared to be the remains of a human being, as they traveled along a dirt road at the intersection of Route 415 and Highway 8 just northeast of Blackville.

As of now, the death is considered suspicious. Police continue to investigate and an autopsy is scheduled in order to help identify the body and to determine what was the cause of death.