Tag Archives: New Brunswick

RCMP investigating the death of an inmate at Southeast Regional Correctional Centre as a homicide

Southeast District RCMP responded to a report of an inmate assault in the evening of October 26th at the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre in Shediac.

Police said 33-year-old Michael Matchett was badly injured and taken to hospital, where he died of his injuries on November 3rd.

New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit is treating the death as a homicide.

Update November 10th
Michael Fallon, 20,  is charged with second degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Michael Adam Matchett.

Candace Rose Winona Stevens found dead on a dirt road in Fredericton

New Brunswick police received a call from a person who had discovered human remains on a dirt road near the intersection of Highway 8 and Route 415 in Upper Derby, on October 27th.

The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Candace Rose Winona Stevens of Fredericton, and police say her death was a homicide.

No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Fredericton police at 506-460-2300 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.crimenb.ca.

Amon Kelleter charged with the death of a 17-year-old girl in Jacksonville New Brunswick

Woodstock RCMP responded to a home at approximately  4:20pm on September 11th, on report of an unresponsive girl.

Police and paramedics arrived at the home to find a 17-year-old girl deceased. Amon Kelleter, 18, was arrested at the scene and charged with First Degree Murder.

The name of the victim and cause of death have not been released due to a publication ban.

Michael Wagnies found dead in a Minto home

West District RCMP received a call to attend a residence on Centennial Drive in Minto, on August 1st at approximately 10:15am.

On arrival police found a 62-year-old Michael Wagnies deceased in the home. An autopsy was conducted and has lead police to believe that Wagnies was murdered.

Anyone who may have information they believe may assist investigators is asked to contact the RCMP at 506-327-1820

New Brunswick man charged with the death of Brigitte Pelletier

Dundee Police were called to a home on Splude Street on July 28, to conduct a well-being check on 54-year-old Brigitte Pelletier

Police discovered bones outside a residence on Splude Street that were positively identified as human on August 1st.

Gilles Moreau, 56-years-old has been charged with the first degree murder of his spouse, Brigitte Pelletier.

No other information has been made public by the RCMP at this time.

22-year-old woman found dead in Elsipogtog First Nation

Police were called to a residence on Elsipogtog First Nation on July 28th at approximately 2:30am on report of an unresponsive woman.

Police arrived to find a 22-year-old woman deceased in front of the home. Police have not released the identity of the victim or cause of death at this time.

A man has been taken into custody and is being assessed in hospital. No other details have been released.

St John teen facing a manslaughter charged in fatal boardwalk fight

William Ronald Jordan, 19, and Anthony Dwyer, 54, a navy veteran were involved in an altercation on July 20th on the Saint John boardwalk.

Dwyer was rushed to hospital with a severe head injury. He remained on life support until July 23rd.

Jordan was initially facing an assault charge that has since been withdrawn and a charge of manslaughter has been presented.

No other information is available at this time.


Rejean Gautreau charged with second degree murder of Moncton woman

Moncton police said a woman in her 30’s was found dead in a home on April 6th. The name of the victim has not been released due to a publication ban.

Rejean Gautreau, 38,  of Moncton was arrested on April 8th and has been charged with second-degree murder.

No other information has been made public at this time.

Update April 18th
RCMP have released the identity of the victim as Naomi Bartlette, 33.

Police not releasing many details surrounding the death of an Alma woman

RCMP said that the body of a woman in her fifties was discovered in Alma at around 6:00 pm on January 27, 2018 .Officers say the woman was found by people who were searching for her, as she was reported missing earlier in the day.

An autopsy was conducted on January 29th, police have not made the findings public at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.