MONCTON, N.B. — A 21-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder following a fatal hit-and-run Friday morning in Moncton, N.B.
Shortly before 4 a.m. Friday, police responded to a report of a collision with a pedestrian in a parking lot on Elmwood Drive.
Police found 19-year-old Javin Melanson from Moncto, deceased, and investigators determined his death was the result of a homicide.
Later in the day, police arrested Anthony Miller of Cap-Pele and recovered a vehicle.
Miller appeared in Moncton Provincial Court by way of a video-conference on Saturday, where he was charged with second-degree murder.
He is scheduled to return to court in Moncton on March 16.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 13, 2021.
The Canadian Press