October 13, 2017, Wyses Corner, Nova Scotia … The Cold Case Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the homicide of Laura Lee Cross 15 years later.
On October 14, 2002, at approximately 5:30 p.m., two hunters discovered human skeletal remains off a logging road on Old Guysborough Rd. near Dollar Lake Provincial Park. The skeletal remains were later identified as those of 33-year-old Laura Lee Cross. The investigation revealed that Ms. Cross was last seen on July 12, 2001, and reported missing in August 2001. Ms. Cross had been living at 18 Middle St. in Dartmouth at the time of her disappearance.
This homicide has been added to the Nova Scotia Reward for Major Unsolved Crimes Program, which offers up to $150,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in certain cases. For more information on the rewards program, visit: https://novascotia.ca/just/Public_Safety/Rewards/.
Anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Laura Lee Cross is asked to contact the Cold Case Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division at (902) 490-5333. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.