Update: Two men arrested – Nova Scotia police investigating a homicide after a missing man was found deceased in Yarmouth County

According to RCMP Colton James Cook, 26, was last seen around 11 p.m. Friday September 25th and was reported missing on September 27th from Brooklyn NS.

Police located the remains of Cook on September 29 near the intersection of Saunders Rd. and Raynardton Rd. in Yarmouth County. Police are investigating the death of Cook as a homicide. The RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit is conducting the investigation with the assistance of Yarmouth Town and Rural Detachments.

Update October 4th
Robert Charles Rogers, 57-years-old, and Wayne Richard Crawford, 36-years-old, both of Yarmouth County were arrested on October 1st in  Digby County. Both men have been charged with Murder and Interferes with Human Remains.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit at 902-365-3120. 

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!