RCMP responded to the discovery of a body found next to a vehicle on Chemin W. Gautreau on February 24th at around 2:00pm.
The deceased was identified as Monique Gallien, 49, from the Tracadie area. An autopsy was conducted and police revealed on March 2nd that she was the victim of a homicide.
Daniel Jean,54, of Pont-Landry has been charged with second-degree murder. RCMP said the court ordered that he undergo a five-day fitness for trial evaluation. He is scheduled to re-appear in court on March 8.
A gofundme page has been created to assist the family with funeral expenses.