Twenty-one years ago today, 13-year-old Kevin Wesley Martin was reported missing from his residence in Stellarton.
On May 19th, 1994, a missing person investigation was commenced by the Stellarton Police Service.
Despite a lengthy investigation, Kevin Martin was never found. On November 13th, 2000, commercial loggers working in the Burnside area of Colchester County discovered Kevin’s remains buried in a shallow grave. Evidence established that his death was a homicide. The Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation at that time.
The RCMP continues to investigate Kevin Martin’s homicide and believes there are people who have information that could result in an arrest and possible charges. Anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the homicide of Kevin Martin should contact the RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit. People with information can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or the Nova Scotia Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090. Information on the rewards program can be found online at http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/public_safety/rewards. The investigation is continuing.