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