Around 10:30 a.m. this morning, November 11, 2023, members of our Search and Rescue Unit located 47-year-old, Rick Jones deceased in the wooded area West of McNeil Boulevard, North of the railway tracks while conducting an evidence search in relation to the murder of Carol Fournier. 

A post-mortem will be conducted through the Coroner’s Office on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, to assist in determining the cause of death, however at this time foul play is not suspected.

In consultation with Carol’s family, we can confirm that prior to her being murdered, she was in a relationship with Rick Jones and both outstanding arrest warrants for Rick were for Intimate Partner Violence incidents involving Carol. We continue to ask that you respect the privacy of Carol’s family during this tragic time.

Detectives in the Major Crime Section of our Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate both the murder of Carol Fournier and the death of Rick Jones.

Anyone with information related to either of these incidents is asked to contact police at 705-675-9171.



The Greater Sudbury Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance to locate wanted party, 47-year-old, Rick Jones (image attached). Rick Jones is currently wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants in relation to incidents that were reported on October 25 and October 29, 2023.

Rick Jones is being charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada;

  • Assault
  • Criminal Harassment x2
  • Theft Under $5,000
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order x2

Anyone with information related to the whereabouts of Rick Jones is asked to contact police at 705-67-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.