Cause of death determined in double homicide, Saint-Quentin, N.B.

November 23, 2017
Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick

News release

The New Brunswick RCMP's Major Crime Unit has determined the cause of death for two people who were killed in Saint-Quentin.

On October 30, 2017, shortly before 12:30 p.m., the bodies of a man and woman were discovered in a home on rue Valcourt in Saint-Quentin. They were identified as 67-year-old Jean-Paul Caron and 36-year-old Mélanie Roussie, both of Saint-Quentin. Autopsies have determined that both died of gunshot wounds.

So far, no arrests have been made, however, police do not believe this was a random incident.

Anyone with information about this double homicide, or who may have seen the victims on October 30 prior to their bodies being discovered, is asked to contact the New Brunswick RCMP's Major Crime Unit at 506-548-7774 or the Saint-Quentin Detachment at 506-235-2149. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

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Contact information

Cst. Isabelle Beaulieu
Media Relations Officer
New Brunswick RCMP
506-452-4252

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