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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.

Stéphane Levesque dies in Campbellton

Campbellton RCMP responded to call on February 3rd, after receiving a report that a man had been badly injured. Stéphane Levesque, 34 was airlifted to Moncton Hospital but died shortly after arrival from his injuries.

Jean-Yves Landry, 44 and Yannick Landry, 19 were arrested on February 4th and charged with first degree murder. The pair are expected in Court to face the allegations on February 8th.

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.