N.B. RCMP investigating after woman assaulted, two men found dead in Upper Gagetown
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
HALIFAX -- The RCMP is investigating after a woman was assaulted and two men were found dead inside a home in Upper Gagetown, N.B. Sunday evening.
Police responded to a 911 call at the home on Highway 102 shortly before 9:45 p.m.
Police say a woman was assaulted, but she managed to leave the home and was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers managed to get inside the home early Monday morning. They found the bodies of two men inside.
Police have determined one man was the victim of a homicide. The 26-year-old man was from Waterborough, N.B.
Police say foul play is not suspected in the death of the second man, who was a 53-year-old from Upper Gagetown.
Officers seized a firearm at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing and autopsies are being conducted.
Police have not released any additional details, including the identities of those involved, or their relationships to one another.
New Brunswick police probe three separate homicides
The homicide in Upper Gagetown was the third such incident during a violent weekend in New Brunswick.
The RCMP is also investigating the death of a 43-year-old woman in Hillsborough, N.B.
Police found the woman’s body at a home on Main Street around 10:20 a.m. Saturday.
Calvin Andrew Lewis, 49, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tina Tingley-McAleer.
In Fredericton, the local police force is investigating the homicide of a 29-year-old man who was shot and died in hospital early Saturday morning.
He has been identified as Justin Leigh Finnemore.