Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Richard Wayne MacNeil charged with the death of Sara Beth Ann Forbes in Gardiner Mines

Cape Breton Regional Police responded to a 911 call to a home on O’Brien Street in Gardiner Mines on Tuesday April 18th at around noon.

Police arrived at the home to find  33 year old Sara Beth Ann Forbes dead. Police arrested Richard Wayne McNeil, 40, at the scene, the home he shared with Forbes and their young son according to  TheCape Breton Post.

MacNiel has been charged with first degree murder

Military veteran Lionel Desmond allegedly murders his family and himself

Nova Scotia RCMP were called to a home in Upper Big Tracadie, just after 6pm on January 3rd, after receiving a call for assistance. Police arrived to find Lionel Desmond 33, his 52 year old mother Brenda Desmond, his wife Shanna Desmond 31, and their 10 year old daughter Aaliyah all dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police said the call came from Shanna Desmond’s aunt who had gone to the home Tuesday night. RCMP said Lionel Desmond’s injuries looked to have been self inflicted and there was no sign of forced entry at the home.

Tyler Ronald Joseph Keizer shot to death in Halifax

Halifax police responded to report of a shooting in the area of Falkland and Gottingen streets on November 21 at around 10:45pm.

Tyler Ronald Joseph Keizer, 22, was found with life threatening injuries, in the drivers seat of an SUV. Keizerwas rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

There have been no arrests at this time.

The death of Tyler Ronald Joseph Keizer is the 12th Halifax homicide this year.

The total 2016 Halifax homicide list is available here.



Terrance Izzard, Halifax second homicide in three days

Halifax police were called to 2412 Cragg ave on November 14th at approximately 11pm on report of a shooting. Police arrived to find 58 year old Terrance Izzard suffering from life threatening injuries.

Izzard was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

The death of Terrance Izzard is the 11th homicide for Halifax in 2016. The total victim’s list is available here.

Shakur Oshay Trevez Jefferies shot to death in Halifax

Halifax police were called to an apartment building at 610 Washmill Lake Dr. on Saturday November 12th on report of a shooting at around 5pm.

Emergency crews arrived to find Shakur Oshay Trevez Jefferies 21 in the parking lot of the building. Paramedics pronounced Jefferies dead at the scene.

Carvel Clayton 21 also known as his rapper persona Certified, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Jefferies.

Carvel Clayton had just released a song about the gun violence in Nova Scotia called ‘Murder (Pray 4 Scotia)’.

Tylor McInnis found dead in trunk of a car

Tylor McInnis 26, was found dead in the trunk of a stolen car that was abandoned in a North Preston Cemetery on August 23.

Police said that the car was reported stolen at around 2 pm on August 23, and found in St. Thomas Baptist Church cemetery a short time after.

An autopsy conducted on August 24th proved the death of McInnis to be a homicide, however police are not releasing the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Four people have been charged with the Murder of Tylor McInnis. Daniel Romeo Downey, 18, is facing first degree murder, robbery, extortion, kidnapping. Nicco Alexander Smith, 25, of Cole  is facing charges of first degree murder, robbery, extortion . Judson Lemar Falls, 34, is facing charges of accessory after the fact. Also an un-named teenage has been charged with being an accessory after the face.

UPDATE: Joseph Douglas Cameron shot to death in Dartmouth

March 29th Police responded to reports of shots fired at around 5:30 a.m. They arrived to find Joseph Cameron 20 unresponsive, lying on the sidewalk between Spring Avenue and Mount Edward Road.

Police have not named any suspect.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Update July 8th,
Police arrested a 17 year old Nova Scotia teen  in London, Ontario on July 7th. He has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Joseph Cameron.

Daverico Downey 20 gunned down in North Preston

Halifax Police were called to the scene on April 23, at about 2am on reports of gunshots.  Police found Daverico Downey 20, dead at the scene.

Police said Downey had been shot but they couldn’t confirm if there was a connection between his death and the deaths of Naricho Clayton and Tyler Richards who also died this week.

Anyone with information can call police at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers anonymously by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

September 29th

Nova Scotia RCMP arrested a 33  year old woman and a 22 year old man at different addresses on September 29th.  Charges have not been established at this time.