Moncton man charged with second-degree murder

A 38-year-old man from Moncton has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of a woman in the city on Friday.

Rejean Gautreau was arrested on Sunday and arraigned on the charge in Moncton Provincial Court on Monday morning.

A publication ban has been ordered on the name victim, who was in her early thirities, to allow police time to provide notice to next of kin.

Gautreau has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on April 23rd.