November 21, 2017, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia … Shortly after 9:30 a.m. on November 17, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male in an apartment on Mini Mall Dr. in Eskasoni. When found by his family, no other people were in the apartment.

The 24-year-old man from Eskasoni was transported to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has since been transported to the QEII in Halifax and remains in critical but stable condition.

Eskasoni RCMP General Investigative Section (GIS), along with the RCMP Forensic Identification Section and Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit, continue to investigate to determine what took place.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50-$2000