Update Charges Laid – 85-year-old Eleanor Noreen Harding’s death in Dartmouth homicide police say

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.

The 2020 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!