We are saddened to report that the 26-year-old victim of last night’s aggravated assault has died. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones.
At this time, police are not in a position to release the name of the victim. A further update on the investigation will be provided following the completion of work being conducted by the Medical Examiner Service.
On August 6 at approximately 9:40 p.m., police received a report of a disturbance that had occurred on the Halifax waterfront in area of the 1500 block of Lower Water Street. Officers located an unresponsive man on the boardwalk. The victim was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The investigation is in its early stages. A further update will be provided when available.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.