December 11, 2015 4:37 pm
Updated: December 11, 2015 11:48 pm

What we know about Tina Fontaine’s accused killer, Raymond Cormier

WATCH ABOVE: Raymond Joseph Cormier, 53, was arrested in Vancouver on Dec. 9, charged with second-degree murder in the high-profile death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. Brittney Greenslade reports.

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WINNIPEG — Raymond Joseph Cormier, 53, was arrested in Vancouver on Dec. 9 by members of the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit, charged with second-degree murder in the high-profile death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. He was remanded into custody and officers are working to get him back to Winnipeg.

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It’s believed Cormier and Fontaine had several previous encounters. Officers say they believe he killed her on their last encounter.

Court records indicate Cormier has previous convictions including assault with a weapon and failure to comply with conditions.

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Sgt. John O’Donovan said Friday Cormier came into the investigation early on, but so did many others.

At this point, officers say there are no other pending charges against Cormier.

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