Police continue to investigate the murder of Edward William Phalen

October 25, 2021, Trenton, Nova Scotia…Today marks 10 years since the murder of Edward William Phalen of Trenton.

On October 25, 2011, 44-year old Edward William Phalen was shot outside of a home on Mechanic St. in Trenton. He was the victim of a homicide.

The investigation revealed the victim had left his home to go to a nearby convenience store around 7:45 p.m. that evening. When the victim returned home, he was shot and killed by a person, or people, that were waiting for him. Police believe there are people who have information that could result in an arrest and charges.

The Nova Scotia Department of Justice is offering rewards of up to $150 thousand for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Edward William Phalen. The Provincial Rewards line is 1-888-710-9090.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit at 902-896-5070. 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.