The RCMP Major Crime Unit is conducting a homicide investigation into the death of an 18-year-old man whose body was discovered after a house fire in Moncton on Thursday.

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Police are asking the public for help with the investigation.

Moncton firefighters discovered the body of a young man after extinguishing an early morning fire at a residence on Sumac Street. The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Baylee Wylie.

“Police have enough evidence to treat the investigation as a homicide,” said Sgt. André Pepin of the Codiac Regional RCMP. "The investigation is now focusing on the circumstances surrounding his death.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400 or NB Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477),

You can also share information by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637).