Missing Person Found Deceased, Yarmouth County

Missing person found deceased, homicide investigation ongoing

September 30, 2020, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia… The 26-year-old man who was reported missing on September 27 has been located deceased. The remains were located on September 29 near the intersection of Saunders Rd. and Raynardton Rd. in Yarmouth County.

The death of Colton James Cook is considered by police to be suspicious and it is being investigated as a homicide. The RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit is conducting the investigation with the assistance of Yarmouth Town and Rural Detachments.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit at 902-365-3120. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

Our thoughts are with the family of the victim at this difficult time.

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