Fort Nelson man charged with Second Degree Murder


By Staff

The Fort Nelson and North District RCMP have laid charges in the death of a Fort Nelson Woman.

The RCMP have charged Michael (aka: Emerson) Capot-Blanc with Second Degree Murder.  Capot-Blanc was the common-law partner of the deceased Jeaniel Berreault.

On January 30th, 2010, the Fort Nelson RCMP responded to a call to assist BC Ambulance staff with a woman in distress.  When the RCMP arrived at the location on the Fort Nelson First Nation they confirmed that the woman, 22 year-old Jeaniel Berreault was deceased.

Capot-Blanc has been remanded into custody until his next court appearance in March.

The RCMP are still looking for information regarding this homicide or anyone who had contact with either person involved in this case.  You can contact the Fort Nelson RCMP at 250-774-2700.

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