Investigators with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to the homicide of Deborah Yorke.
Today investigators charged 23-year-old Brandon Jake Hollohan of Dartmouth with second degree murder. He is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on January 29.
Hollohan was arrested yesterday at approximately 3:30 p.m. in Dartmouth without incident and held in police custody.
At 4:08 a.m. on January 21, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a deceased woman at 3 Farthington Place, Dartmouth.
On January 23 the Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as 63-year-old Deborah Irene Yorke of Dartmouth.
Officers remain on scene at 3 Farthington Place and 68 Jackson Road.
Source: Media Release