Bas-Caraquet man pleads guilty to attempted murder


A Bas-Caraquet man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that happened back in April.

49-year-old David Chiasson was arrested after Mounties responded to a report of a woman being assaulted at a residence in Bas-Caraquet.

The 45-year-old was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Chiasson pleaded guilty on Wednesday and will return to court on October 3rd for his sentencing hearing.

The victim's identity is protected by a court-ordered publication ban.