The three RCMP officers killed in the line of duty in Moncton, N.B. have been identified.

During a press conference Friday morning, Commanding Officer of the RCMP in New Brunswick Roger Brown said the organization, "lost three incredible members."

The RCMP has confirmed the identities of the fallen members are:

  • Const. David Ross, 32, from Victoriaville, Que. Ross, a police dog handler, leaves behind his pregnant wife and their young son.  He joined the Codiac Regional RCMP in 2007.
  • Const. Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, 45, from Boulogne-Billancourt, France. Gevaudan was posted to the Codiac RCMP detachment in 2008 and worked as a general duty police officer.
  • Const. Douglas James Larche, 40, from Saint John, N.B. Larche was posted to three RCMP detachments since 2002, most recently in Codiac where he worked in highway patrol and as a general duty officer. In 2008 Larche received a Commander's Commendation for saving the life of an unconscious baby in Moncton.
Brown, also the assistant commissioner, confirmed the identities of the two injured officers as Const. Darlene Goguen and Const. Eric Dubois....
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Rest In Peace.