A popular Yoga instructor Kristin Johnson 32, was found dead in her home after Police responded to a call at around 7:45am on March 26 in Purcells Cove. Two men were at the scene of the two bedroom home, both of which lived with Johnson.
Two men were originally arrested, but police let one man go as his involvement was ruled out.
The second man arrested was transported to hospital as he required medical attention for injuries that were said to be serious but not life threatening.
Cause of death has not been released at this time.
Johnson owned 42 Degrees Fitness and Wellness on Grafton Street, in Halifax, NS
On April 11th Nicholas Butcher 33, was re-arrested after being discharged from hospital, where he was recovering from injuries sustained at the crime scene. Police have charged Butcher with second degree murder.
Police have not disclosed the relationship between Johnson and Butcher.
Officers were called to an apartment building in Spryfield at noon, on March 2, on report of an unresponsive man. Inside police found Blaine Gordon Clothier 26, dead. Police said that Clothier had died of a stab wound.
Benjamin Joshua Gillis 25, of Halifax, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.
Halifax Police have identified the victim of the January 21st homicide as Frank John Lampe 58.
Police were called to a report of a disturbance at a Harlington Crescent apartment building where they found Lamp dead in the hallway.
Police took 20 year old Elias Lampe into custody and is facing a second degree murder charge.
The death of an 81-year-old man at a Halifax continuing care facility is being treated as a homicide.
Halifax Police say the un-named man, died Sept 21 in the evening. The 71-year-old man who pushed the elderly victim, causing him to fall, and later die from his injury will not be charged because he has a cognitive impairment.
William Michael Sandeson has been charged with first-degree murder in Taylor Samson’s death.
Samson was lat seen on August 15 and hasn’t been heard from since. Police are continuing search efforts in hopes of finding Samson’s body. They also believe the alleged murder was not a random act as the accused and victim were known to each other.