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Second Person Charged in Dartmouth Homicide

 

Investigators with the HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit have
charged a second person in connection with a homicide in Dartmouth last
week.
 
On December 16 at 1:55 p.m., police were called to an address on
Jackson Road to check on the occupant after someone noticed that the
back door of the residence was open. Responding officers discovered an
unresponsive woman inside the home and she was pronounced deceased at
the scene. An autopsy was conducted on December 17 and her death was
ruled a homicide. A 15-year-old male was arrested on December 18 and
appeared in Halifax Youth Court yesterday to face charges of first
degree murder, robbery, break and enter and breach of his conditions.
 
Yesterday at 6:51 a.m., police responded to a break and enter in the
200 block of Albro Lake Road in Dartmouth. Officers located a man inside
a residence and identified him as a suspect in the Jackson Road
homicide. He was arrested without incident and turned over to HRP/RCMP
Integrated Major Crime Investigators.
 
Eighteen-year-old Jamie William Gallant of Dartmouth is scheduled to
appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today. He faces charges of first
degree murder, robbery, and break and enter in connection with the
homicide as well as charges of break and enter and trespass by night in
relation to the Albro Lake Road incident. At this time, no further
arrests are expected.
 
Source: Release

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