Emergency crews responded to an apartment in the 0-100 block of Pinecrest Drive around 4:25p on January 19th on report of a man in medical distress.
Derek Miles, 42, of Dartmouth was found dead at the scene. An autopsy performed on January 20th determined the cause of death to be a homicide.
The death of Derek Miles is the first Halifax homicide of 2018.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020