Tag Archives: New Brunswick

Tony Vaillancourt’s body found in St. John River

New Brunswick RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of Tony Vaillancourt 42, after his body was found by paddlers in the St. John River near Tobique Narrows on August 2nd.

Vaillancourt had not been in contact with family or friends since April 9, 2017.

An autopsy performed in September has lead investigators to believe the death of Tony Vaillancourt is suspicious in nature.

Police ask that anyone with information that could help the investigation to contact the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit at 506-452-3491.

4 arrested in connection to the death of a 60 year old man in Bellefond

Police responded to a report of an altercation on Bellefond Road, on September 21st at approximately 8:30pm.

On arrival police located an unresponsive 60 year old man. The man was rushed to a hospital in Miramichi, where he was pronounced deceased.

Three 24 year old men and one 23 year old mam were arrested, however no charges have been laid at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Ronald Richard found dead on a rural property in Hardwood Ridge

RCMP were called to a rural property in Hardwood Ridge on July 23 at approximately 5:30 pm on report of a body. Police arrived to find 50 year old Ronald Richard dead at the scene.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

RCMP have said the homicide was not random, and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the West District RCMP at 506-357-4300.

21 year old woman fond dead in Moncton

Codiac RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a 21 year old female. Police responded to report on July 1st at approximately 3:40pm of an unresponsive woman.

Police arrived to the scene at 401 Elmwood Drive and located the woman who was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is still in its early stages, more information will be provided as it becomes available.


Update two charged in the homicide Rodney Perry in the Elmwood Motel Parking lot

Moncton Police were called to the motel on Elmwood Drive at about 2:30 pm on January 24th on report of an altercation in the parking lot.

Sgt. Mario Fortin said when police arrived the fight was over, however they found a vehicle near by that had crashed into a telephone pole. Inside the vehicle officers found a man suffering from a severe stab wound.

The man was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

The victims was later identified as Rodney Perry 47.

Update January 27th

Jesse James Perry-Belliveau 25, of Moncton and Kimberly Cormier 45, of Moncton have both been charged with second degree murder in the death of Rodney Perry 47.


Lucille Maltais found dead in a home after a fire

Campbellton RCMP officers were called to a Val-d’Amour, N.B home after firefighters found the body of 71 year old Lucille Maltais after the house fire was extinguished.

Investigators believe the October 22 fire was intentionally set. The investigation is still in its early stages, anyone with any information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Wayne Rattray’s remains found 160 km from his home

Wayne Rattray 59, was reported missing on March 2 and his remains were found May 21 in Renous about 160 km from his home in Tilley.

Rcmp believe Rattray’s home was being robbed when he was murdered. Emergency crews responded to a fire at his home on March 2nd, which was destroyed.

Rattray’s truck was found in a field off of the highway 109, on March 7.

Kurt Andrew Hudnut 28 was arrested on Jun 13,  Luke Frank Ellick 27, and James Andrew Melanson, 21 are facing first degree murder charges


Man found dead in Keswick Ridge being treated as a homicide

Police were called to a Keswick Ridge home on February 26th on the welfare of an un-named male. On arrival police found a 34 year old man dead.

The suspicious death is being treated as a homicide. Police arrested a 30 year old male from Fredericton in connection to the death, however he has since been released from police custody.

The victim’s name and cause of death have not been released at this time.