This coming Sunday is the 30th anniversary of the murder of Derek Alan Lowe and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case.
On January 28, 1988, at 7:20 a.m., police responded to a report that a citizen walking on a pathway at Maybank Sport Field in Dartmouth had found an unresponsive man. Officers determined that the man was deceased and had suffered a fatal gunshot wound. The victim was identified as 23-year-old Derek Alan Lowe. The investigation revealed that Derek was last seen the evening of January 27, 1988 at a bar in the north end of Dartmouth.
Investigators believe that there are people who know what happened to Derek and hope that the passage of time will encourage someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.