A man from the Baker-Brook area has been charged in connection with the death of a 46-year-old man.  

RCMP

Friday morning, August 26, the RCMP were called to a scene on Richard Road in Baker-Brook, where a man’s body was discovered outside of a cottage. The investigation led police to believe that foul play was involved in the man’s death, and a 22-year-old man was arrested.

On the afternoon of August 26, 22-year-old Johnny Albert appeared in Edmundston Provincial Court and was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 46-year-old Gordon Albert.

Johnny Albert has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on September 1 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation by the RCMP in New Brunswick’s Major Crime Unit is ongoing, with assistance from the Edmundston Police Force.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit in Fredericton at 506-452-3491. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips atwww.crimenb.ca.