Halifax Regional Police is investigating a homicide that occurred in Dartmouth

The 2024 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.

Halifax police responded to a report of a disturbance in an apartment building on Pinecrest Drive on March 25th at approximately 7:10am.

Police located a man inside the building who was deceased. Officers arrested a 47-year-old man, who was known to the deceased, at the scene. The 47-year-old man was released later that day without charges.

The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service conducted an autopsy and has ruled the manner of death to be a homicide.

Investigators believe this was not a random incident and police said they are not looking for additional suspects at this time.

Anyone with information or video from the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5020.