UPDATE: Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit continue to investigate homicide

August 14, 2023, Parkdale, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia…The Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is continuing with their investigation into a homicide in Lunenburg County.

On July 26, 2023, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of human remains being located in Parkdale, Lunenburg County, near New Ross. Investigators have determined that the remains are those of a man and the death has been ruled a homicide.

Over the last three weeks, RCMP officers have been gathering information and evidence that has led to a better understanding of how the homicide occurred.

“We are making progress with the investigation and we believe that there are people in the community who know what happened. We are asking that anyone with information, to please come forward. Often times, it is the small, seemingly insignificant pieces of information that help investigators make the largest strides in moving an investigation forward” says Cpl. Jeff MacFarlane of the Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit.

The Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking anyone with information, to call 902-365-3120, or to remain anonymous, contact 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.

The investigation is being led by the Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit and is being supported by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office, RCMP Forensic Identification Services and Lunenburg District RCMP.  

Our thoughts continue to be with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

File #: 2023-1085504