Fredericton police have identified a body discovered in the Saint John River as that of a missing 38-year-old Fredericton man.

Police received a call around 8:30 Saturday morning reporting a body was found in the river near the 300-block of Lincoln Road.

Andrew Spencer went missing on April 9th and was last seen near the river.

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An autopsy has been scheduled. CHSJ reports Spencer was known to Fredericton residents for offering a poem in exchange for a penny.

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