HRP Lay Charges in Frank John Lampe Homicide


Charges laid in Frank John Lampe homicide

Homicide investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have laid charges against 20-year-old Elias Frank Joseph Lampe in connection with the homicide of his father, Frank John Lampe.

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.

Homicide investigators arrested Elias Lampe yesterday morning without incident at 8:20 a.m. after he was released from a Halifax hospital. He is to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of second degree murder and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragedy.


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