Quesnel man charged with murder

A 32-year-old Quesnel man has now been charged in connection with the death of a man and the serious assault of a woman in that city July 21.

Police attended a residence on Hilborn Road and located a deceased man and a woman suffering from serious injuries. The woman, 52, was provided medical assistance and was transported to local hospital where she remains in critical condition. The deceased was 48 years old.

Kristopher Edward Leclair has now been charged with second degree murder and attempted murder. He remains in custody and will be appearing in Quesnel Supreme Court on July 31. 

The North District Major Crime Unit are continuing their investigation and can confirm that all parties were known to one another.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).