Update: Christian Enang Clyke charged – Richard King dies following a serious assault at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B.

The 2022 New Brunswick Homicide Victim List is available here

Blackville RCMP detachment responded to a report of an assault at the Atlantic Institution on October 6, 2022, at approximately 5:20 p.m.

Police said a 49-year-old inmate at the facility was located badly injured in his cell. He was transported to hospital with what were believed to be life-threatening injuries, where he later died. The victim has since been identified by multiple outlets as Richard King, originally of Hainesville, who was serving a sentence for second-degree murder of a Woodstock man in 2006.

Update On May 15, 2023, a charge of second degree murder was laid against 31-year-old Christian Enang Clyke, in Miramichi Provincial Court. He remains in custody, and is scheduled to appear in court on May 25.