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Court Appearance In Relation To 2016 Homicide

A man was taken into custody on Friday morning, July-2-2021 in relation to charges in a 2016 homicide in Saint John.

On Sunday, July-17-2016, a woman’s body was discovered in the backyard of a home on Melrose Street in East Saint John. Following the completion of an autopsy on July-19-2016, the body was identified as a 43-year-old woman, Tammy Boratynec.

Major Crime Unit of the Saint John Police Force will continue to update the public in relation to this ongoing investigation.  The man will remain in custody pending a court appearance which is scheduled for Monday, July-5-2021.  

Jim Hennessy

Manager of Communications

Saint John Police Force