Police say the body of a 63-year-old Fredericton man was found Tuesday on the banks of the St. John River.

A spokesperson for the Fredericton Police Force said the body was found by a cyclist near Hartt Island around 8:30 a.m.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death, but police do not believe it was the result of a crime.

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The man's family has been notified and police are continuing their investigation.

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