According to reports Mindy Godin, 32, was stabbed in the neck in front of her two small children at her Grand Falls home on December 22nd. Godin ran to Depanneur Leo, a convenience store next to her home for help, however, she died of her injuries before help arrived.
Jonathan Beck Fontaine, 31, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of Mindy Godin. Beck Fontaine was sent for an assessment that would assess whether Beck Fontaine was of a sound mind when the attack occurred and whether he was criminally responsible at the time of the offense.
According to CBC.ca Beck Fontaine was found fit to stand trial after the five-day assessment, but he will return to Restigouche Hospital Centre for an additional 30-day assessment.