Police Continue to Investigate Murder of Rickey Walker


Today will mark the first anniversary of the murder of Rickey Walker, and the Sp­ecial Investigation Section of the Integ­rated Criminal Inves­tigation Division co­ntinues to investiga­te the case.


At approximately 2:50 a.m. on September 1, 2016, 48-year-old Rickey Walker was located in medical di­stress behind John McNeil Elementary Sch­ool at 62 Leaman Dri­ve in Dartmouth. He was subsequently tra­nsported to the hosp­ital where he was pr­onounced deceased. An autopsy confirmed Rickey’s death as a homicide.


Investigators believe there are people who have information that they have not yet provided to police that could help so­lve his murder, and hope that the passage of time may encour­age someone to do the right thing and co­me forward with what they know. Anyone with information about Rickey’s murder is asked to contact po­lice at 902-490-5016. 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.


This case is also pa­rt of the Nova Scotia Department of Just­ice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Pr­ogram: https://novascotia.c­a/just/public_safety­/rewards/case_detail­_Rickey_Walker.asp


Source: Media Release

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