Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

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Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks


Today marks the​ 2nd anniversary of the murder of​ 22-year-old Josiah Kaelin Sparks of Lake Loon.


Just after​ 8​ p.m. on September​ 14,​ 2017, police responded to a​ 911​ call after Sparks was found deceased on Cherry Brook Rd in Lake Loon. Police continue to ask anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sparks between Monday, September​ 11,​ 2017​ and Thursday, September​ 14,​ 2017​ to contact police.


The investigation has determined that Sparks had attended a gathering at a house on Cherry Brook Rd. during this time period. Police would like to speak with anyone that may have seen him there.

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“We are asking for the public’s assistance with solving this homicide,” says Detective Constable Scott MacLeod, of the Homicide Unit. “Someone out there knows what happened and it’s important for them to do the right thing and come forward with their information.”

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The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks. The Provincial Rewards line is​ 1-888-710-9090.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Special Investigation Section at 902-490-5333.​ Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

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