Halifax Police were called to the 2000 block of Gottingen Street at 11pm on April 19th on reports of gunfire.
On arrival police found two men in a vehicle. One man identified as Naricho Clayton, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was rushed to hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Police have not named any suspects at this time.
Anyone with information about the incident to call 902-490-5016 or to send anonymous tips via Crime Stoppers.
On Saturday April 9th two men entered a home in Botwood NS. One man left unharmed, the other was fatally shot by the homeowner during the home invasion.
Police have now charged the homeowner, Gilbert Budgell 53, of Botwood with second-degree murder. Budgell has also been charged with having a firearm while prohibited from doing so.
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.
Nicole Campbell’s body was found by police after they received a 911 call on December 30th. The call led officers to an apartment in downtown New Glasgow, where they found Campbell without vitals.
Robert Jason MacKenzie 36, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder. Police have not released the cause of death.
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.
Christopher Garnier was charged September 17th with second degree murder in the death of Const. Catherine Campbell, of the Truro Police Service.
The body of 36 year old Catherine Campbell was discovered in a wooded area near an overpass that leads to the Macdonald Bridge.
Campbell was reported missing on September14th when she didn’t show up for work at the Truro Police Service.
The cause of Campbell’s death had not been made public. Christopher Calvin Garnier is also charged with indecently interfering with a dead body.
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.