Police investigate Patrick Stay homicide

Halifax Regional police are investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning in Halifax and are releasing the victim’s name.

At approximately 12:35 a.m., police located in a man in the area of the 1600 block of Lower Water Street who had been stabbed.  The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.

The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service conducted an autopsy today and has ruled the manner of death to be a homicide.  The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Patrick Wayne Stay. 

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages and is being led by homicide investigators from the Special Investigations Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.  Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call police at 902-490-5020.