Suspect in 2017 death arrested in Charlie Lake

Travis Fortnum

download.jpgAn arrest has now been made for the 2017 death of Troy Streeper.

The 55-year-old from Dawson Creek was found dead in Pouce Coupe on February 16, 2017. His death was immediately ruled suspicious and an investigation was launched.

On Friday, RCMP tracked down their suspect at an address on Kaps Avenue in Charlie Lake. A warrant was issued for his arrest. Jessie Romeo Fougere was taken into custody and now faces a charge of manslaughter.

"The Dawson Creek RCMP, North District Major Crime, along with Fort St. John RCMP and the Emergency Response Team attempted to arrest the gentleman," says Corporal Madonna Saunderson, with the RCMP. "He was arrested after negotiations to get him to come out of the residence."


Fougere made his first appearance on Sunday, December 9, at a Provincial Court in Dawson Creek. He's scheduled to appear again on Tuesday, December 11.

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