Man charged with murder in death of Waycobah woman

December 3, 2019
Waycobah First Nation, Nova Scotia

News release

The RCMP has arrested 20-year-old Dwight Austin Isadore of Wagmatcook in relation to the death of Cassidy Bernard from Waycobah First Nation who was found deceased on October 24, 2018.

The investigation that followed was extensive and led by the RCMP's Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit as well as specialized RCMP units and investigators from across the province.

"We are very pleased to share this outcome with Cassidy's family. This is what we have been working towards", says Sgt. Glenn Bonvie, Acting Officer in Charge of Nova Scotia RCMP Major Crimes Unit. "Our hope is that today is a step forward in the healing process for the family and the entire community."

Isadore was arrested without incident and was transported to Inverness District RCMP Detachment. He is charged with Second-Degree Murder, and appeared in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court today.

Nova Scotia RCMP extends condolences to the family at this difficult time.

File # 20181591692


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902-720-5652
Cell: 902-222-0154

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