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Jordan was initially facing an assault charge that has since been withdrawn and a charge of manslaughter has been presented.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

Benoit Bertin 19, charged with first-degree murder x2, attempted murder and arson

Six Roads RCMP responded to a report of a house fire on Route 150 on November 12th at approximately 1:30 am.

Police arrived to the scene to the home fully engulfed in flames. A man was able to flee the building and was taken to hospital , and a 19 year old man was found a short distance from the scene and arrested.

When the fire was extinguished police located a man and a woman in the home, both of whom were deceased. Police have not released the names of the victims at this time.

Beniot Bertin, 19, has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, attempted murder and arson

Jean Paul Caron and Melanie Roussie victims in Saint-Quentin double homicide

Police were called to a home on rue Valcourt just before 12:30 pm on October 30th. On arrival police found two people deceased in the home.

The victims have been identified as Jean Paul Caron, 67, and Melanie Roussie, 36, both from Saint-Quentin.

The cause of death has not been released and no arrests have been made. Police believe the homicide was targeted.

The RCMP is asking anyone with information about this case to contact the New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit at 506-548-7774

Tony Vaillancourt’s body found in St. John River

New Brunswick RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of Tony Vaillancourt 42, after his body was found by paddlers in the St. John River near Tobique Narrows on August 2nd.

Vaillancourt had not been in contact with family or friends since April 9, 2017.

An autopsy performed in September has lead investigators to believe the death of Tony Vaillancourt is suspicious in nature.

Police ask that anyone with information that could help the investigation to contact the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit at 506-452-3491.

4 arrested in connection to the death of a 60 year old man in Bellefond

Police responded to a report of an altercation on Bellefond Road, on September 21st at approximately 8:30pm.

On arrival police located an unresponsive 60 year old man. The man was rushed to a hospital in Miramichi, where he was pronounced deceased.

Three 24 year old men and one 23 year old mam were arrested, however no charges have been laid at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Ronald Richard found dead on a rural property in Hardwood Ridge

RCMP were called to a rural property in Hardwood Ridge on July 23 at approximately 5:30 pm on report of a body. Police arrived to find 50 year old Ronald Richard dead at the scene.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

RCMP have said the homicide was not random, and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the West District RCMP at 506-357-4300.

21 year old woman fond dead in Moncton

Codiac RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a 21 year old female. Police responded to report on July 1st at approximately 3:40pm of an unresponsive woman.

Police arrived to the scene at 401 Elmwood Drive and located the woman who was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is still in its early stages, more information will be provided as it becomes available.