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42-year-old woman charged in connection with death of Candace Stevens

Fredericton police say an arrest has been made in the death of Candace Stevens.
Fredericton police say an arrest has been made in the death of Candace Stevens. Submitted

Fredericton police say a 42-year-old woman from Moncton, N.B., has been charged in connection with the homicide of 31-year-old Candace Rose Winona Stevens.

Stevens’ remains were found on a rural road in Upper Derby exactly one year ago. Her death was also being investigated as a homicide on Oct. 31, 2018.

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On Saturday, police said Wendy Gail Losier has been charged with accessory to murder after the fact. She appeared before a judge by way of tele-remand.

In 2018, she was charged after a Walmart shooting incident that resulted in a police chase. Losier was a passenger in the vehicle that her 26-year-old boyfriend was driving.

According to RCMP, the driver was injured during the chase and taken to hospital, where he later died.

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Losier was charged on Nov. 1, 2018, with theft under $5,000 and possessing a firearm knowing that the serial number on it has been altered, defaced or removed.

Police say Losier has been remanded into custody is scheduled to appear in Fredericton provincial court on Oct. 28 at 1:30 p.m.

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Stevens graduated from the Majestany Institute and worked as an esthetician at Sorella Spa in downtown Fredericton.

She also left behind a young daughter.