Murder-suicide confirmed in deaths of Kedgwick couple

RCMP confirm the deaths of a man and a woman in Kedgwick were the result of a murder-suicide.

RCMP say both Raoul Leclair and Nicole Leclair died of gunshot wounds

RCMP confirm the deaths of a man and a woman in Kedgwick were the result of a murder-suicide.

Officers were called to the home on Route 260, located about 75 kilometres northeast of Edmundston, around 9 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 1.

There they found the bodies of 64-year-old Raoul Leclair and 65-year-old Nicole Leclair — both of Kedgwick.

RCMP Major Crimes Unit, along with the Northeast District RCMP, completed their investigation into the deaths.

Following the autopsies and investigation into the case, police determined that both victims died of gunshot wounds. 

Police said there's no evidence anyone else was involved. As a result, no charges will be laid. 


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