Police charge 15 people in assault at correctional facility

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Police charge 15 people in assault at correctional facility

Police have charged 15 people in relation to an assault at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility that occurred earlier this month.

At 8 p.m. on December 2, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of an assault at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Centre located at 90 Gloria McCluskey Avenue in Dartmouth.​ A 46-year-old male inmate was assaulted by a group of inmates.​ The victim sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital.

Today, investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division laid the following charges against the below individuals:

  • Conspiracy to commit murder
  • Attempt to commit murder
  • Forcible confinement
  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Resisting/obtructing a peace officer

Charged persons:

  • 37-year-old Brian James Marriott
  • 41-year-old Kaz Henry Cox
  • 25-year-old Austin Michael Mitton
  • 32-year-old Andriko Jamal Crawley
  • 24-year-old Wesley Todd Hardiman
  • 32-year-old Colin Eric Ladelpha
  • 32-year-old Kevin Edward Clarke-McNeil
  • 35-year-old Matthew Ross Lambert
  • 27-year-old Robert Victor Fraser
  • 31-year-old Matthew Francis Coaker
  • 29-year-old Kirk Kenman Carridice
  • 32-year-old Omar Orlando McIntosh
  • 40-year-old Geevan Nagendran
  • 40-year-old Sophon Sek
  • 22-year-old Jacob Matthew Lilly. Lilly has also been charged with assaulting a peace officer.

The accused will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date to face the charges

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