On July 13, 2010, District 6 RCMP responded to a workplace accident in Eel Ground, N.B. which claimed the life of 32-year-old Michael Holmes of Halcomb, N.B. Mr. Holmes was working as a welder at the time of the accident, cutting steel from two heavy truck trailers.
Police, fire officials and WorkSafeNB attended the scene. The death is being investigated by the Coroner’s Office and WorkSafeNB. The RCMP’s investigation is ongoing.