Homicide victim identified
The victim of a homicide on Thursday night in Clayton Park has been identified as 58-year-old Frank John Lampe of Halifax.
At about 10:13 p.m. on January 21, Halifax Regional Police responded to an unknown trouble call in an apartment building at 10 Harlington Crescent. Officers located Mr. Lampe deceased in a hallway. A short time later, a 20-year-old man was taken into custody near a Halifax Transit bus stop on Willett Street in relation to the investigation. The male suspect was transported to hospital for treatment of what were described as life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was released from custody without charges last night at 10:50 p.m. The investigation into this matter continues.
- Investigators are continuing to seek the public’s assistance. They are asking anyone with information on the incident, particularly anyone who may have seen the 20-year-old man fleeing the apartment building, to call 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
Source: Media release