Just before 5 p.m. last evening, the remains of a second individual were located in the home on Nebooktook Walk where a suspicious house fire occurred on July 24.
The second autopsy was conducted today at the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service in Dartmouth. Police are able to confirm that the remains are those of a man and a woman. The investigation into this incident is ongoing, and the matter is still considered to be suspicious.
Police continue to request assistance from the public, and are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.
Our thoughts are with the victims’ families at this difficult time.
Source: Media Release