The ongoing investigation by the Amherst Police Department into a fatal house fire in Amherst on Dec. 21, 2019, has resulted in charges being laid against two people.
Bryanna Ackles, 25, of Amherst was charged with: break and enter, possession of stolen goods, possession of break and enter tools, dangerous driving, resisting arrest, possession of a narcotic for the purpose of trafficking and breach of a recognizance.
Krystal Robertson, 30, of Moncton was charged with: break and enter, possession of break and enter tools, possession of stolen goods and possession of a narcotic for the purpose of trafficking.
Both were remanded and will appear in Amherst provincial court on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, to face the charges.
A 26-year-old Moncton man was found deceased inside the home. The man was not a resident of the home and the homeowners were not at home at the time of the incident. The police are not releasing the individuals name at this time.
The investigation into the man’s death and the cause of the fire remain under investigation.