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Moncton man charged with 1st-degree murder after body of missing 24-year-old found

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A Moncton man has been charged with first-degree murder after the body of a 24-year-old man who has been missing since last week was found in a wooded area near Boulevard de Paris in Irishtown outside the city.

Justin Barrow, 42, made a brief appearance in Moncton District Court Wednesday afternoon.

he is indicted for the death of Max Boudreau, 24was last seen on November 15 and was reported missing on November 17.

Boudreau’s body was found on Tuesday.

New Brunswick RCMP spokesman Cpl. Hans Ouellette said in a news release on Wednesday:

The release does not list the man’s name, but Boudreau was named in court when the charges were filed.

The Codiac Regional RCMP and Boudreau’s family had sought the help of the public to locate him.

“Special Soul”

Reese Lamreux announced the death of his son on social media Wednesday morning.

“Anyone who knew Max well would agree that he was a special soul,” she posted on Facebook.

Boudreau’s cousin, musician Louise Vautour Goguen, shared the post, writing, “I have no words.”

No other details regarding Boudreau’s death have been released.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death, Ouellette said.

Burrow is scheduled to return to court on December 12 at 11:00 a.m. to give him time to hire an attorney and apply for legal aid. he remains in custody.

In a Facebook post, Boudreau’s mother thanked the RCMP and everyone who was instrumental in his discovery.

Originally, his last known location was Albert Street in Moncton on the night of November 14th.

On Tuesday, the RCMP said Boudreau was last seen leaving a bar on Champlain Street in Dieppe around 3am on November 15.

In a news release on Wednesday, the RCMP thanked community members, partner agencies and professional police services for their assistance during the search for Boudreau.

“At this time, our thoughts are with the family and community,” Ouellet said.

Please contact the RCMP at 1-888-506-7267 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) if you have information that may assist the investigation.

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