Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

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Today marks the 1st 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.

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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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This homicide has been added to the Nova Scotia Reward for Major Unsolved Crimes Program, which offers up to $150,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in certain cases. For more information on the rewards program, visit:https://novascotia.ca/just/Public_Safety/Rewards/.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division at (902) 490-5331 – please reference file# 17-138892. 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.


Source : Media Release

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