Man charged in Deborah Yorke homicide


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


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