Police Continue to Investigate the 2016 Murder of Rickey Walker


Tomorrow will mark the second anniversary of the murder of Rickey Walker, and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.

At approximately 2:50 a.m. on September 1, 2016, 48-year-old Rickey Walker was located in medical distress behind John McNeil Elementary School at 62 Leaman Drive in Dartmouth. He was subsequently transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An autopsy confirmed Rickey’s death as a homicide.

Investigators believe there are people who have information that could help solve his murder, and hope that the passage of time encourages someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know. If you haven’t already done so, please contact police at 902-490-5016 with any information about Rickey’s murder. 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.

This case is also part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program: https://novascotia.ca/just/public_safety/rewards/case_detail_Rickey_Walker.asp