Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a woman who was found dead at a home on Lynwood Drive at 11:12 a.m. on July 11th.
Initially, police called the death 85- year-old Eleanor Noreen Harding suspicious, however an autopsy conducted revealed the manner of death to be a homicide. The cause of death has not been released.
Investigators are asking anyone who thinks they saw something unusual in the area of Lynwood Drive between the evening of July 9 and the morning of July 10 to contact the police at 902-490-5020.
Update July 30
Richard George Willis was arrested on July 30th and charged with first-degree murder and break and enter in relation to the killing of Eleanor Noreen Harding, 85.