Lysa Graves-Smith shot to death in Pointe-Sapin New Brunswick

Southeast District RCMP responded to a 911 call at DJ Marine, a boating supply and service shop in Pointe-Sapin on July 25th at approximately 7:30am.

Police arrived to find 30-year-old Lysa Graves-Smith of Saint-Louis-de-Kent, N.B deceased of a gunshot wound. Police then located the body of a 42-year-old man from Saint-Charles. Police said criminality is not suspected in his death and a gun was recovered at the scene. 

Police have not released the relationship between the victim and the deceased but stated there is no risk to the general public.

Fredericton Police investigating the death of Cody Alexander Cleghorn as a homicide

Fredericton Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at a home on Canterbury Drive, on June 5th at approximately 5:20am. The fire department alerted police after finding a deceased male one the blaze was extinguished.

The victim has been identified as Cody Alexander Cleghorn, of Beaverdam New Brunswick. Police said the investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fredericton Police Force at 460-2300 and reference file 19-12017.

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Karl Cadden Wearden found dead in Moncton

Codiac Regional RCMP responded to Echo Drive, in the city on Moncton, on a report of an injured man, on March 18th at approximately 1:15am.

Police arrived to find Karl Cadden Wearden, 45, deceased at the scene. Witnesses reported seeing Karl Wearden standing beside a bicycle on Echo Drive, before getting involved in an altercation with another man.

Police said the victim fled on foot, and they don’t have a description of the suspect at this time,

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 506-857-2400.

Update March 29th
Devon Stockley, 33, of Moncton has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in connection with the murder of 45-year-old Karl Cadden Wearden.

Homicide investigation launched after Calvin Kenny dies at Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B

RCMP were called to the Atlantic Institution on February 18th at approximately 10:30am after Calvin Kenny, 27, was found badly injured in his cell. Kenny was serving a 12.5 year sentence in relation to the 2016 murder of Steven Miller.

Police sad Kenny died in the prison in the morning of February 18th. Cause of death has not been released at this time.

Update May 16th.
Police have charged 23-year-old Brandon Blake Colford with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Calvin Kenny in the Atlantic Institution.

Elderly man and woman found dead in their Rothesay, N.B home.

Kennebecasis Regional Police Force received a 911 call from a concerned citizen on February 14th in the city of Rothesay. Police arrived at the home on Gondola Point Road, for a check on welfare where they found a 78-year-old woman and her 91-year-old husband deceased.

One of the deaths has been determined to be a homicide. At this time Police are not seeking any suspects and the public is not at any risk. 

55-year-old man charged with the death of Crystal Tracey in St. Stephen NB

New Brunswick police were called to a home on Schoodic Street in St. Stephen regarding a dispute on December 24th at approximately 11:10am.

On arrival police found 52-year-old Crystal Tracey deceased and 55-year-old Irving Hastey unresponsive. Hastey was taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries and was later arrested and charged with the death of Tracey.

Cause of death has not been released at this time.

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

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