Youths charged in Ahmad Maher Al Marrach homicide

Halifax Regional Police has charged two youths in relation to the homicide that occurred earlier this week in Halifax.

Last night investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, with the assistance of Halifax Regional District RCMP, arrested two youths in Sackville in relation to the homicide.

Today, two 14-year-old youths have been charged with second degree murder and are scheduled to appear in Halifax Youth Justice Court tomorrow.

On April 22 at approximately 5:05 p.m. police responded to a report of an injured person in the parking lot of a shopping centre at 7001 Mumford Road. Officers located 16-year-old Ahmad Maher Al Marrach, who was taken to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. Later that day, officers arrested two 16-year-old youths who were later released without charges in relation to the homicide investigation.

The investigation is ongoing, and investigators are asking anyone who has information in relation to Ahmad’s homicide to call police at 902-490-5020


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