The death of a 31-year-old man that occurred on December 24 in Halifax has been ruled a homicide.
At approximately 1:15 a.m., police responded to a report of a disturbance involving several people in the 1700 block of Brunswick Street in Halifax. Officers located an unresponsive man on the sidewalk, just east of Brunswick Street on Prince Street. The victim was transported to hospital where he later died.
The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service conducted an autopsy and has ruled the manner of death to be a homicide. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Ryan Michael Sawyer. Our thoughts are with the Ryan’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.
Members from the Special Investigations Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case and are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area, who has not already spoken with police, to call 902-490-5020.