2nd-degree murder charge laid in Jeremy Boisseau’s death

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WATCH: While Barry Roach was being charged with indignity to a body back in June 2019, Calgary police were preparing to release more evidence that would lead to a new additional charge being laid. Cami Kepke explains – Jul 24, 2019

Police have laid additional charges in connection with the death of a Calgary man whose body was discovered in southern Alberta last fall.

Jeremy Boisseau’s remains were found in a wooded area near Waiparous, Alta. — about 50 kilometres northwest of Calgary — in October 2018.

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On Wednesday, Calgary police announced Barry Roach, 48, had been charged with second-degree murder. He was previously charged with indignity to a human body in June.

Calgary police charged Barry Roach, with second-degree murder and indignity to a human body in the death of Jeremy Boisseau. Global News

Calgary police haven’t revealed how Boisseau died but said it is believed the homicide happened between the late hours of Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 and the early morning of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in an apartment in the 600 block of 1 Avenue the community of Bridgeland.

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“We would consider the investigation concluded at this point, unless further information comes to light,” Staff Sgt. Colin Chisholm said.

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Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Calgary Police Service homicide tip line at 403-428-8877 or contact Crime Stoppers.

– With files from Cami Kepke

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