Update Victim Identified: RCMP investigating a homicide after human remains were found in a vehicle in Hants County

RCMP said two residents fled their home on Ridge Rd. in Wolfville, Kings County on May 24th in the early hours after intruders entered their home while they were asleep. Police arrived to find evidence that someone had been injured, but it was not the homeowners.

According to reports, the homeowners did not know the intruders, however, the attack is not believed to be random. The suspects were seen leaving in a grey van.

RCMP and emergency crews responded to a vehicle fire in the Rock Rd. area of St. Croix, in Hants County, on the same day at approximately 7:00am.

Police said they arrived to find a grey van with human remains inside. A positive identification has not been made at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. The MCU is being assisted by members of RCMP Forensic Identification Services, Special Tactical Operations, Underwater Recovery Team, and Nova Scotia RCMP’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft Services. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at  902-365-3120. 

Update June 2nd
RCMP has identified the victim as 51-year-old Master Corporal (Ret’d) Robert Michael Campbell of Falmouth.

The 2020 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.