The suspicious death that occurred on Sunday in Dartmouth has been ruled a homicide.
At 4:08 a.m. on January 21, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious death at 3 Farthington Place, Dartmouth. Officers located an adult woman who was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Based on yesterday’s autopsy, the Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as 63-year-old Deborah Irene Yorke of Dartmouth.
Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this difficult time.
The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and including Forensic Identification officers, is ongoing and officers will remain on scene at Farthington Place.
Officers have cleared a Jackson Road location where a search warrant was executed yesterday in relation to this investigation.
We’re asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police by calling 902-490-5020.
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.
Source: Media Release