Tyler Noel, 18, of Moncton

Tyler Noel of Moncton, is currently serving a life sentence for second degree murder and arson with disregard for human life for the death of Baylee Wylie in December of 2015. (N.B. Crime Stoppers)

New charges have been laid against the two men who were found with Tyler Noel the day he was arrested.

Zachary Holden, 18 and Bradley John Bonnell, 20 appeared in Moncton provincial court Friday.

Holden has now been charged with possessing a stolen firearm. That charge is in addition to previous charges of assisting fugitive Tyler Noel, being unlawfully in a dwelling house, and flight from police and dangerous driving.

Bonnell has now been charged with being an accessory to murder after the fact, in connection with the death of 18-year-old Baylee Wylie, by assisting Noel to escape. That charge is on top of a previous charge of being unlawfully in a dwelling house.

Baylee Wylie

The body of 18-year-old Baylee Wylie was discovered in a residence on Sumac Street in Moncton by firefighters on Thursday after extinguishing an early morning fire at the residence. (Submitted)

They will be back in court on Feb. 11 at 9:30 a.m.

The two men were arrested Jan. 9 near Petitcodiac, N.B., while in the company of Noel, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.

On that date, RCMP were called to a break-in at a cottage in Elgin. That led police to Petitcodiac where they arrested the three men.

Noel was previously charged with first-degree murder and arson in connection with the death of Wylie.


20-year-old Marissa Shepard is wanted in connection with the death of 18-year-old Baylee Wylie of Moncton. (RCMP)

RCMP are still searching for Marissa Shephard, 20, who is also charged with first-degree murder and arson in connection with Wylie's death.

Devon Morningstar, 18, who was previously charged with first-degree murder and arson in connection with Wylie's death, has been sent for a 30-day psychiatric assessment.

Wylie's body was discovered after an early-morning house fire on Sumac Street on Dec. 17.

Noel and Shephard were named as persons of interest after Wylie's body was discovered.

Canada-wide warrants were issued for the pair on Dec. 28, days after the charges were laid and a local warrant was issued.

​Police had warned that Noel and Shephard were considered dangerous because of the violent nature of the crime, and that anyone helping them hide could face serious charges as well.

​Shephard is described as being Caucasian, about five feet, five inches tall and 100 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair. She has a tattoo with the name Stephen on her neck and a tattoo of a crown on her chest — not a heart as had been stated in previous news releases.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to immediately call 911, the Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).