Stephen Beckett charged with second-degree murder of a woman in Hammonds Plains, N.S

Halifax District RCMP were called to a suspicious death at a home on Glen Arbour Way. A woman was found deceased in the home on April 2nd at approximately 2:40pm.

Police arrived to find the woman deceased. The cause of death has not been released. Stephen Beckett, 45, of Hammonds Plains was arrested without incident and has been charged with Second Degree Murder in relation to the death of a woman.

Police have not disclosed the relationship between the victim and the accused.

The 2020 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.