December 30, 2015 10:17 am
Updated: December 30, 2015 3:55 pm

Preliminary inquiry set for man charged in death of Linnea Veinotte

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Police in Grenada say a preliminary inquiry for a man charged with non-capital murder in the death of a New Brunswick woman will begin Feb. 1.

Const. Pauline Williams of the Royal Grenada Police Force in St. George’s says Akim Frank was remanded to custody following a court appearance Wednesday.

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The 26-year-old turned himself in on Dec. 11 after being wanted in connection with the disappearance of Linnea Veinotte, a mother of two young boys who was last seen jogging with her dog.

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Police have said Veinotte’s cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the chest and lower limbs as a result of being struck by a vehicle.

The 36-year-old woman had recently moved to the small Caribbean island with her family and was working as a learning specialist at St. George’s University.

Williams says Frank is due back in court Jan. 19.

 

 

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