RCMP nab appearance-altering N.B. murder suspect

MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick murder suspect known for altering her appearance has been arrested after more than two months as a fugitive.

See Full Article

RCMP said they arrested Marissa Shephard at 12:30 Tuesday in Moncton.

The 20-year-old was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for first degree murder and arson, in the violent death of Baylee Wylie on Dec. 17, whose body was found by firefighters in a burned-out triplex in Moncton.

Family members said they believed Shephard was likely dead.

Police said she was considered dangerous due to the violent nature of the crime.

Three other young people had earlier been arrested and charged with the crime.



Advertisements

Latest Canada & World News

  • Advisory issued as heavy fog hangs over southern Ontario

    Canada News CTV News
    TORONTO -- Much of southern Ontario is under a blanket of thick fog that has drastically reduced visibility on roads and highways across much of the region. Environment Canada issued a fog advisory Saturday night that remained in effect Sunday morning. Source
  • $25M winning ticket sold in Quebec for Lotto 649 jackpot

    Canada News CTV News
    TORONTO -- Quebec has another big lottery winner. The $25 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was claimed by ticket purchased somewhere in the province. And the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to a ticket holder in Quebec. Source
  • La Loche healing a year after shooting, but much work remains

    Canada News CBC News
    Teachers and school staff in the traumatized northern village of La Loche, Sask. all agreed on a New Year's resolution — try to go home by 6 p.m. every night. For those working at La Loche Community School, it's not just about education anymore. Source
  • Homeowners ill-informed about flood compensation, poll suggests

    Canada News CBC News
    Many Canadian homeowners may be misinformed about whether they'll get federal compensation for basements flooded due to severe weather, a newly released survey suggests. The poll — commissioned last summer for Public Safety Canada — found 40 per cent of respondents agreed with the statement: "The government will take care of me and my home if there's major overland flooding. Source
  • Airport screening rules revamped for transgender travellers

    Canada News CBC News
    The federal agency in charge of security at Canadian airports has changed its screening procedures to increase sensitivity and privacy for transgender travellers, but advocates worry the procedures could be problematic if staff aren't properly trained in how to carry them out. Source
  • Liberal cabinet retreat in Calgary well-timed as electoral tests loom

    Canada News CBC News
    Justin Trudeau and his ministers will gather next week for a cabinet retreat in Calgary, site of a Liberal breakthrough in the last election that will soon be put to the test in a pair of byelections. Source
  • 'He wants Americans to love him': Trump biographers on what kind of president he'll be

    World News CBC News
    When pressed for a one-word assessment of the new U.S. president, this is what two of Donald Trump's biographers came up with. "Ego," said Tim O'Brien. "Needy," said Michael D'Antonio. Both authors have spent a lot of time with the real estate mogul who now sits in the Oval Office, trying to chisel away at what D'Antonio describes as a self-created caricature to get at the man behind the public persona. Source
  • A softer side of government: How Larry the cat became a purr-fect political companion on Downing Street

    World News CBC News
    Past the heavily guarded gates of Downing Street in central London, through the famous black door at No. 10, there is a brown-and-white tabby sporting a Union Jack collar that stalks up and down the halls. Source
  • Magnitude 8 quake hits Solomon Islands

    World News Toronto Sun
    CANBERRA, Australia — A powerful magnitude 8 earthquake hit the Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands on Sunday, but no tsunami was reported hours after the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an alert for nearby islands. The quake struck at a depth of 167 kilometres (103 miles) under Papua New Guinea’s most eastern province of Bougainville, where the two South Pacific countries meet in a continuous archipelago, said Chris McKee, assistant director of Papua New Guinea Geophysical Observatory…
  • 12 bodies recovered after landslide buries hotel in China

    World News CBC News
    Authorities in China say they've recovered the bodies of 12 people killed inside a hotel overrun by a landslide. State media reported Sunday that rescuers were able to pull out everyone trapped underneath rocks and debris after the Friday night landslide in Hunan province. Source