Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Atlantic Update-

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A psychiatrist has told the murder trial of a former top Newfoundland athlete that Anne Norris had to be involuntarily admitted to hospital in April 2015.

Dr. Kellie LeDrew told court in St. John's today that Norris was in crisis and police had to be called when she went missing.

LeDrew says Norris spent just over five months in hospital and later pleaded guilty to uttering threats to a nurse.

Norris has admitted to killing 46-year-old Marcel Reardon with a hammer in 2016, but her lawyer is arguing she is not criminally responsible due to a mental health disorder. (VOCM)



Saint John police have confirmed that a man and woman found dead at a hotel in the New Brunswick city last year died in a murder-suicide.

The bodies of a 26-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were found at the Best Western Hotel and suites on February 28th, 2017.

Jay Henderson of the Saint John police Major Crime Unit told a news conference today that they were boyfriend and girlfriend and died from gunshot wounds.

Henderson says the pair were from western Canada and did not have any connection to Saint John. (CKSJ)



Police have laid charges against a Nova Scotia dump truck driver in a fatal accident more than a year ago.

An 85-year-old woman was killed in the collision between the dump truck and her small car near New Glasgow in December 2016.

The driver was not hurt but the R-C-M-P announced today that 72-year-old Foster Leroy Hoar has been charged with dangerous driving causing death.

The Mounties says the charges follow a lengthy investigation. (The Canadian Press)



A 71-year-old man has been killed in a single vehicle accident in Prince Edward Island. …

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