Man charged with second-degree murder in death of inmate

A 20-year-old Moncton man is facing a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of an inmate at the Southeast Regional Correction Centre in Shediac.

The RCMP say Michael Fallon is charged in the death of 33-year-old Michael Adam Matchett, who they say was injured in an assault at the jail on October 26.

Police say Fallon is also charged with assaulting a member of the New Brunswick RCMP on November 7 at the jail while the officer was investigating the earlier incident.

Fallon will remain in custody and will return to court on November 22.