RCMP make arrest in double homicide near Montague

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Published on August 21, 2014

The RCMP has made an arrest in the Montague double homicide case.

A suspect was arrested without incident at about 7:40 a.m. in Montague. 

Roadblocks on Route 318 remain in effect until further notice.  The roadblocks are necessary as the investigation continues.

No names are being released at this time.



Kings District RCMP have confirmed they are investigating a double homicide on St. Mary’s Road near Montague.

The RCMP responded to a 911 call Wednesday around 9:15 p.m. and found two people dead inside the home.

Sgt. Leanne Butler said foul play is suspected.

"What I can tell you at this time in this dynamic, unfolding case is that tragically we're investigating the death of two individuals."

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Roadblocks on both ends of Route 318 are still in place to contain the investigation area.

The RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the area.

A further update is expected at 9 a.m. when the RCMP hold a media briefing in Montague.