RCMP’s Major Crime Unit investigating death as homicide

December 29, 2022
Campbellton, New Brunswick

News release

The New Brunswick RCMP's Major Crime Unit is investigating the death of a man in Campbellton, N.B., as a homicide.

On November 16, 2022, the New Brunswick RCMP Northeast Community Crime Reduction Unit (CCRU) began an investigation into an aggravated assault at a medical facility in Campbellton. The victim, a 49-year-old man from Eel River Crossing, N.B., suffered what were believed to be serious, life-threatening injuries.

On December 23, the victim died in hospital as a result of his injuries. He was later identified as Ronald 'Ron' Savoy. Police are investigating the man's death as a homicide.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on November 29 in connection with the aggravated assault. He will be appearing in Campbellton Provincial Court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Cpl. Dan Sharpe
New Brunswick RCMP

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