Police are on the scene in St. John where the body of a man has been discovered.
Police public relations officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss confirmed the body was discovered around 20-minutes-to-9 this morning just off the main road at Wakefield by a resident who was passing the area.
Family, friends and residents of the neighboring community converged on the scene as news spread of the discovery of the body.
The identity of the deceased is yet to be officially released by the police.
CBC News understands the body was found lying face down.