The household of Lillian Morrell, a 49-year-old girl who was discovered lifeless in her Moncton, N.B., residence seven years in the past, is asking for anybody with info to return ahead on the anniversary of her dying.
“Somebody has to know one thing that can provide us solutions about what occurred to Lillian,” Morrell’s brother, Malcolm Squires, mentioned in a press release. “To anybody on the market who has info that would assist police, I solely have one factor to say – come ahead.”
Morrell’s physique was found in her residence on Evergreen Drive the morning of Oct. 8, 2014. Whereas her dying was initially not deemed suspicious, police later discovered proof that led them to consider it was a homicide, the RCMP mentioned in a launch.
The 12 months she was killed, police arrested two individuals who have been later launched with no costs.
The New Brunswick RCMP has launched three timeframes in Moncton in 2014 “which might be of curiosity as a part of the investigation.” They’re:
- The house of Lillian Morrell, 41 Evergreen Dr. in Moncton, any time on Oct. 9 and 10.
- Irving/Circle Ok, 1930 Mountain Rd., between 10 p.m. on Oct. 9 and three a.m. on Oct. 10.
- NB Liquor, 1855 Mountain Rd., between 10 and 11 p.m. on Oct. 9.
Anybody who was at any of these places at these instances is requested to contact police.
“We all know this was seven years in the past, however info gathered from those that have been in these places at these particular instances may help our investigation,” Cpl. Hans Ouellette mentioned in a launch. “Even the smallest element might be necessary.”
‘Lillian was cheated’
Squires’ assertion described his late sister as kind-hearted and beneficiant, and somebody who would “give the shirt off her again.” She was one in all 10 kids — the one lady — and their father referred to as her his “pleasure and pleasure.”
Squires mentioned his 88-year-old mom nonetheless retains an image of Morrell beside her day by day.
“She forgets typically, she’ll take a look at the door and say, ‘There’s my solely daughter.’ And I don’t have the center to inform her that Lillian is gone,” the assertion mentioned.
Squires mentioned his sister had kids, whom she cared for very a lot.
“You solely get one go at this life, and I really feel Lillian was cheated. And never simply her — it’s not proper for kids to develop up with out a mom,” he mentioned.
“Her kids have their very own kids now — it’s not proper they don’t know their grandmother. My very own son liked her with all his coronary heart, all of us did. Her nephews, and cousins, and siblings, we nonetheless discuss her day by day. I don’t know the way somebody can take away somebody so liked.”
Anybody with details about Morrell’s dying is requested to contact the New Brunswick RCMP’s main crime unit at 506-452-3491.
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