RCMP investigating suspicious death in New Minas

September 24, 2017
New Minas, Nova Scotia

News release

RCMP were called to the scene of a body of a deceased man discovered outside a home on Lockhart Dr. this morning at 9:25 a.m. The death is being classified as suspicious at this time.

The RCMP has arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the death. No charges have been laid at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

The matter is being investigated by Nova Scotia RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit. The RCMP is asking anyone with information about the incident to call them at 902 679-5561, or 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 at www.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.

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Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902 222-0154
jennifer.clarke@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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