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New Brunswick RCMP investigating homicide in Hillsborough

New Brunswick RCMP investigate a homicide at a home in Hillsborough, N.B., on May 2, 2020.
New Brunswick RCMP investigate a homicide at a home in Hillsborough, N.B., on May 2, 2020. Courtesy of Wade Perry

RCMP are investigating a homicide in Hillsborough, N.B., on Saturday.

Police say officers responded to a call at approximately 10:20 a.m., where they found a woman dead in a home on Main Street.

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A short time later police arrested a man who was driving a few kilometres away.

The man remains in custody.

RCMP say their major crime unit is investigating the woman’s death as a homicide.

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One person charged with second-degree murder in City of Kawartha Lakes

They do not believe there is a risk to the public.

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