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Ross Veneau dies from New year’s eve stabbing

Police responded to a call of a stabbing on New Year’s eve in St. John. Ross Joseph Veneau was found with a serious stab wound to the upper body. Veneau was rushed to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and was listed in critical condition.  Veneau died of his injuries on January 4th in hospital.
Brodie John White, of Fundy heights, is facing charges in the death of Ross Joseph Veneau.

Baylee Wylie found dead after home fire

Baylee Wylie’s body was in his home in Moncton December 19th after a fire.  Firefighters and RCMP deemed the death of Wylie as suspicious.

RCMP are looking for 18 year old Tyler Noel and 20 year old Marissa Shephard.

The death of Baylee Wyile continues to be under investigation.

Update November 11, 2016

Devon Morningstar 19 has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death on Baylee Wylee. Marissa Shephard and Tyler Noel are also facing charges of arson and murder, their court dates aren’t until October and May 2017

Update July 14th 2017

Tyler Noel pleaded guilty in May to second-degree murder and arson with disregard for human life in Wylie’s death. Noel was Sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years, although the Crown was seeking 20-25 years before parole eligibility.

Marissa Shephard has been accused of first degree murder, she will go on trial February 2018.

 

Andrew Merlin Schriver charged with the death of Richard Foster

Andrew Merlin Schriver of Central , Waterville has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Richard Foster of Bull Lake.

On August 2nd police found Foster and Schriver in a home in Central Waterville, suffering from stab wounds.

The pair was transported to hospital where Foster died overnight. Upon release from the hospital Schriver was arrested in connection with the death.

Schriver is in jail until his next court appearance on November 19th.

Jesse Reynolds sentenced to 5 years in the deal of Jessica Miller

Jessica Miller’s  body was found in a wooded area in Prince of Wales, just west of Saint John, on July 13.  Autopsy reports confirmed that Miller died of asphyxiation.

Jesse Reynolds confirmed that he choked Miller after a night of binge drinking and cocaine use.

He has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

Murielle LaForest, murdered by her son

 

Rock LaForest, 21, has been charged with the death of his Mother Murielle LaForest, and charged with attempted murder of his Father Jacques LaForest.

Grand Falls police responded to a 911 call from Jaques LaForest on July 17th. Upon arrival they found 57 year old LaForest, injured, he was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 53 year old Murielle LaForest died at the scene.

Two axes were seized at the scene but police would not say whether they were used in the attack.

Phyllis Roy’s death a homicide

Fire crews were called to extinguish a blazing fire in Peel. The body of Phyllis Roy 52, was found inside her home, On March 2 after the fire was extinguished.

Police were suspicious of the fire from the beginning, after finding “different types of accelerants” in the area.

25 year old Ryan Roy, her son, has been charged with second degree murder. The exact cause of death has been determined, but will not be released.