RCMP find two dead in northern N.B. home
RCMP are investigating after the suspicious deaths of two people in northern New Brunswick. Police responded to a residence in Charlo on Saturday evening after a family member called them concerned about the two. After their arrival, police found the bodies of a man and a woman in their fifties. RCMP believe that the incident was isolated and that no third party was involved. The names of the two have not been released at this time.
Woman dies after motorcycle accident on Friday
A woman is dead after an early weekend motorcycle crash in the province. RCMP were called to Route 11 in New Brandon on Friday evening after the driver lost control of her motorcycle on a curve. The driver, a 33-year-old woman from Big River, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are continuing to investigate the cause but say the road was in good condition and the pavement was dry at the time of the crash.
Alcohol leads to death of Acadia U. student
A 19-year-old male student has died after consuming a large amount of alcohol early last week. RCMP confirmed to CBC News that the teen died at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax on Thursday. Students at Acadia University say the student was participating in a drinking game on various floors of the Chipman House residence. One witness said the student drank about 40 ounces of alcohol. In a news release issued by the university, Ray Ivany, the president of the university, said that the student’s family decided to have his organs donated. No other details are going to be released.
“I heart boobies” bracelets banned from schools
Some bracelets with a very eye-catching name are being banned from some provincial schools. The Keep A Breast Foundation has been selling bracelets that read “I heart boobies”. The bracelets, meant to inform about breast cancer, have been kicked out of Quispamsis Elementary School, near Saint John. Administrators there asked parents to not send their children to school with the bracelets, citing distraction of students as the concern. Closer to home, students at Minto Memorial High School, near Fredericton, have also been told not to bring the bracelets to school.
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