Two charged in the homicide of Stephen Rose in Sydney NS

Cape Breton police responded to a report on an unresponsive man on November 5th at a home on Rotary Drive in Sydney NS.

Police arrived to find Stephen Richard Rose, 41, deceased. An autopsy performed revealed the manner of death to be a homicide. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Cape Breton Regional Police have arrested Jessica Anne MacDonald, 33, and Joey Frederick Evong, 37 and charged both with First Degree Murder. Police said the victim and accused were known to each other

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Update: James David Matthews found dead in Sydney NS

Cape Breton Police responded to a Prince Street address on August 29th at approximately 11 a.m. after receiving a report of a death.

Police found the body of 54 year old James David Matthews in his apartment. Staff Sgt. Phillip Ross said Thursday he could not release any additional information on the case other than the death of Matthews is being treated as a homicide.

More to come…

Update September 8th
Aaron Shaun Young of New Waterford has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Matthews.