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Homicide of Helen Diane Knickle

Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Helen Diane KNICKLE

DOB: 09/09/1951
The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Helen Diane KNICKLE.

On July 26, 1974, at 2:58 a.m., police responded to a report from a citizen, who had found an unresponsive body of a female on the Halifax North Commons, across from the tennis courts, off Cogswell Street. Upon arrival, the victim, 22 year old Helen Diane Knickle, was discovered deceased, having been the victim of murder.

The investigation revealed the victim had has been walking alone during the evening between the hours of approximately 1:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. when she was attacked. The victim had been residing at a Cook Street residence in Halifax at the time of her death. Police believe there are persons who have information that could result in an arrest and possible charges.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Helen Diane KNICKLE should call the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090.

The reward is payable in Canadian funds and will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Justice for the Province of Nova Scotia. Employees of law enforcement and correctional agencies are not eligible to collect this reward.