Last Wednesday, January 13th, the Nain RCMP reported at approximately 4:00pm the sudden death of a young woman.
And on Monday, January 18th, a 26 year old Nain man was officially arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of the young Nain woman.
Lucas Abel appeared in provincial court in Nain Yesterday.
The RCMP’s Major Crimes investigators team from flew into Nain last Tuesday after 20 year old, Kimberly Jararuse was found dead in Abel’s home.
Abel's next court appearance has been set for Feb. 17 at the Supreme Court in Goose Bay.
Other than what is mentioned, Police have not released any further detailed information regarding the case.
RCMP Media Relations could not be reached before today’s news; we will continue to get you the latest information as it becomes available.