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Second man facing murder charge in death of Vernon Doucet 2 years ago

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A second man is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of Vernon Doucet in Concession, N.S., more than two years ago.

According to RCMP, officers responded to a reported home invasion on Second Division Road around 7:25 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2022. They found Doucet, 64, severely injured. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Just before 10 a.m. on Tuesday, the RCMP arrested 33-year-old Dillon Burton Deveau of Yarmouth, N.S.

He has been charged with second-degree murder and appeared in Digby provincial court Tuesday where he was remanded into custody.

Last month, 33-year-old Tyler Langford of Weymouth, N.S., was arrested. He was also charged with second-degree murder and remanded into custody.

A news release from police Tuesday says officers believe Deveau and Langford are responsible for Doucet’s murder and don't expect any other arrests to be made.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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