Nova Scotia RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating the suspicious death of a woman in Five Islands

Colchester County District RCMP and Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Sand Point Hill Ln. and Wharf Road in Five Islands on January 9th at approximately 7:05 pm.

On arrival police located a deceased woman inside a home on Sand Point Hill Ln. Her identity has not been released.

On January 10th at approximately 8:30 a.m., Cumberland County District RCMP officers safely took a person of interest into custody.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit at 902-896-5060. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)