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Man charged in relation to two homicides

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Investigators with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man in relation to two homicides and an attempted murder that occurred in Halifax last year.

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This morning investigators charged 27-year-old Tyrell Peter Dechamp of Halifax with two counts of first degree murder in relation to the homicides of Tyler Richards and Naricho Clayton and one count of attempted murder for the shooting of a man who was 31-years-old at the time of the incident.

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At 7:55 p.m. on April 17, 2016, police responded to a report that a deceased man had been located in a home in the 6900 block of Cook Avenue in Halifax. Officers attended and found 29-year-old Tyler Richards deceased inside the residence. His death was later ruled a homicide.

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At 10:58 p.m. on April 19, 2016, police responded to the 2000 block of Gottingen Street in relation to multiple calls of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two men inside a vehicle who had been shot. Twenty-three-year-old Naricho Clayton from Dartmouth was pronounced deceased at the scene and his death was later ruled a homicide. A 31-year-old-man originally from Halifax was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Yesterday morning, investigators in the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division arrested Tyrell Dechamp in Renous, New Brunswick and transported him back to Halifax. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial court on Monday to face these charges as well a charge of being unlawfully large in relation to a Canada-wide arrest warrant that was issued on April 25, 2016.

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The investigation is ongoing and investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident who has yet to speak to police to call 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

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Source: Media Release

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