First Degree murder charge laid in the death of Brandon Martin whose remains were found over a year after he went missing from Miramichi

The Miramichi Police Force Criminal Investigation Division, discovered human remains in an area of the Plaster Rock-Renous Highway on May 26th.

The remains have been identified as Brandon Martin, who was missing from Miramichi since May 22nd, 2019. According to reports Miramichi Police Force Criminal Investigation Division arrested a 21-year-old man from Grand Falls, N.B., in connection to this investigation on May 27th, 2020.

Police have charged Ethen James Harnish with the 1st degree murder of Brandon Martin. Harnish is scheduled to re-appear in court on June 16th.

The 2020 New Brunswick Homicide Victim List is available here.