New Brunswick man charged with first degree murder in death of 17-year-old

JACKSONVILLE, New Brunswick - An 18-year-old man from Jacksonville, New Brunswick, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of a 17-year-old girl, also from Jacksonville.

Amon Kelleter was charged in Woodstock Provincial Court Wednesday afternoon.

He was arrested on Tuesday at a home in Jacksonville. Police had responded to the home at approximately 4:20 p.m. after receiving a 9-1-1 call about an unresponsive person at the residence.

Kelleter has been remanded in custody until his next scheduled court appearance on October 15, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.

The name of the victim cannot be released due to a court ordered publication ban.

The investigation is continuing.