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New Brunswick man charged with second-degree murder following homicide in Moncton

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.

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



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