RCMP investigate suspicious death after victim of February home invasion dies

Nova Scotia RCMP News

The victim of a home invasion that occurred on February 16 on Second Division Rd. has died. The RCMP is working with the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office and is treating the death as suspicious.

At approximately 7:25 a.m. on February 16, Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Second Division Rd. in Concession. Police learned a 64-year-old Concession man had been attacked in his home and was suffering life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to hospital by ambulance.

The investigation is ongoing and is being lead by the Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime Unit, with assistance from RCMP Forensic Identification Services, RCMP Police Dog Services, Meteghan RCMP, Southwest RCMP Traffic Services, Digby RCMP, Yarmouth RCMP General Investigation Section, the Clare/Yarmouth RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office.

The RCMP is aware of a $10 000 reward being offered by an anonymous party for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. The RCMP is not involved in this initiative and is asking for anyone with information on this incident to please contact the Meteghan RCMP at 902-645-2326. 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.