On March 8th shortly after 6:30 a.m., Richibucto RCMP responded to a home on Saint-Ignace Road on the report of a woman who was found unresponsive.
Police located Erika Ann Vautour, 39, unresponsive. She was rushed to hospital where she was decalred deceased.
Noel Sock, who is serving time in the Southeast Provincial Detention Centre on an unrelated matter, was arrested on January 27, 2021. He appeared in Moncton Provincial Court by tele-remand on January 28 and was charged with the following offences:
- manslaughter while using a firearm
- reckless discharging of a prohibited firearm
- robbery with a prohibited firearm
- wearing a disguise with intent to commit an offence