Suspects Victoria Henneberry & Blake Leggette charged with first degree murder

A man and a woman face charges in connection with the homicide of LorettaSaunders.

On February 17, 26-year-old Loretta Saunders was reported missing to police by her family. She was last seen in Halifax on February 13. On February 18, her carwas located in Harrow, Ontario and two suspects were arrested for the theft of hervehicle and remanded into custody.

Yesterday afternoon, Loretta’s disappearance was determined to be a homicide. Her remains were located in New Brunswick later that day. Her remains have been transported to the Coroner Services office in St. John, New Brunswick where an autopsy will be conducted in the coming days.

This afternoon, investigators in the HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit laid charges against 28-year-old Victoria Henneberry and 25-year-old Blake Leggette. They are scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court tomorrow to each face a charge of first degree murder.

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