On October 9, 2022, at approximately 7 p.m., members of the Oromocto RCMP detachment and Ambulance New Brunswick responded to a call at a home on Highway 105, in Maugerville.
Police arrived on scene to find 52-year-old Alexander “Andy” Ladds, unconscious and gravely injured. He was transported to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries on October 10, 2022.
Through the investigation, the New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit determined his death to be the result of a homicide.
Less than 24 hours after responding to the initial report, police identified a person of interest in connection with the investigation.
On October 10, at approximately 7 p.m., a 30-year-old Jodie Carrie Clark was arrested at a residence in Newcastle Creek without incident and charged with second degree murder.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 1-888-506-RCMP (7267). Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.