Colchester District RCMP responded to report of a disturbance at a home on Friday August 18th, at 216 Main St. E. in Stewiacke.
Police arrived at the home to find Daniel Handrahan 46, suffering from life threatening injuries. Handrahan was rushed to hospital by paramedics where he died of his injuries.
Cause of death has not been released at this time.
A 17 year old boy was arrested at the scene and placed into police custody, the teen is facing a second degree murder charge for the death of Daniel Handrahan.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact Colchester District RCMP at 902-893-6820