Arrest Made in Halifax Homicide


Arrest made in Kristin Johnston homicide

Investigators in the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have rearrested a 33-year-old Halifax man in connection with the homicide of Kristin Elizabeth Johnston.

At approximately 7:45 a.m. on March 26, Halifax Regional Police responded to an unknown trouble call at a home on Oceanview Drive off Purcells Cove Road. Responding officers located 32-year-old Kristin Johnston deceased inside the residence. A man was arrested at the home, however, he required immediate medical attention and was transported to hospital by EHS. Officers released him from their custody on the afternoon of March 26, pending treatment of his injuries which were described as significant but non-life-threatening.


Investigators rearrested the man without incident at approximately noon today after he was released from the QEII where he had been hospitalized since March 26. The investigation is ongoing.

Source: Media Release


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