The 17-year-old male youth arrested in relation to the homicide of Joseph Douglas Cameron was released without charges yesterday at 7 p.m.
Members in the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have arrested a 17-year-old male youth from Dartmouth in connection with the homicide of 20-year-old Joseph Douglas Cameron.
On March 29 at approximately 5:20 a.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Spring Avenue and Mount Edward Road in Dartmouth and found Cameron deceased on the sidewalk.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, officers arrested the youth without incident at approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning at a residence on Spring Avenue. The youth is currently in police custody for questioning.
The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, is ongoing. Investigators believe that there are individuals that may have additional information about this incident and they are asked to come forward by calling 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to274637.
Source: Media Release