Tag Archives: New Brunswick

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.

Scott Bennett stabbed to death by nephew

Police were called to a home on Norris Road on February 4th, on a call of a stabbing. On arrival they found Scott Bennett 32 suffering from a serious stab would that resulted from an altercation between him and his nephew Justin Bennett 18.

Scott bennett was transfered to hospital where he later died from his injuries.

**UPDATE**

On February 1st 2016 Justin Bennett was charged with manslaughter in the murder of his uncle Scott Bennett.

Michel Vienneau shooting death: still no answers from police.

Michel Vienneau was killed by Bathurst police outside the city’s Via Rail station and still, little is known about the actual series of events.

Neither Bathurst city police nor New Brunswick RCMP are talking, but the investigating police force, Nova Scotia RCMP, says the events are still being scrutinized.

Vienneau was shot the morning of Jan.12 and all police said in the week that followed, was that Vienneau had been shot by a Bathurst police officer during an investigation. The investigation was being run along with New Brunswick RCMP.

Police have asked for witnesses to come forward to help with the investigation.

 

**UPDATE**
Two officers from the police force in Bathurst, Const. Patrick Bulger and Const. Mathieu Boudreau have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of Michel Vienneau outside the city’s train station.