Psychiatric assessment ordered for Eel River Dundee man accused in death of common law spouse

A judge has ordered a 30-day psychiatric assessment for an Eel River Dundee man accused in the death of his common law spouse this summer.

56 -year-old Gilles Moreau faces one count of first-degree murder in the death of 54-year-old Brigitte Pelletier.

He was arrested after Mounties conducted a well-being check on Pelletier at their residence back in July.

Moreau returns to court October 5th.

(with files from the Tribune)