Police continue to investigate the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

September 14, 2021
Lake Loon, Nova Scotia

News release


Photo of Josiah Kaelin Sparks

Today marks the 4th anniversary of the murder of 22-year-old Josiah Kaelin Sparks of Lake Loon.

Just after 8 p.m. on September 14, 2017, police responded to a 911 call after Sparks was found deceased on Cherry Brook Rd in Lake Loon. Police continue to ask anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sparks between Monday, September 11, 2017 and Thursday, September 14, 2017 to contact police. The investigation has determined that Sparks had attended a gathering at a house on Cherry Brook Rd. during this time period. Police would like to speak with anyone that may have seen him there.

The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Josiah Kaelin Sparks. The Provincial Rewards line is 1-888-710-9090.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Special Investigation Section at 902-490-5333. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 17-138892


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP

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