Investigators in the Special Investigations Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged 53-year-old Joseph James Greene of Kings County in connection with the homicide of 47-year-old Patrick Earnest Deagle of Bedford.
Greene is facing a charge of Second Degree Murder.
At approximately 1:50 p.m. on August 12, 2015, Halifax District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint at a residence on Stage Rd. Upon arrival, police found an individual outside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Deagle died from his injuries.
Greene remained in police custody since his arrest in Kentville at 6 a.m on Thursday. He will appear in Dartmouth Provincial court at 9 a.m.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr. Deagle.
The investigation is continuing.