Police continue to investigate the murder of Judy Geraldine Parks

October 9, 2021
Timberlea, Nova Scotia

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Today marks the 45th anniversary of the murder of 14-year-old Judy Geraldine Parks of Halifax.

On October 9, 1976, a badly decomposed body was discovered in a wooded area off Highway 103, near Timberlea, Nova Scotia. The body was partially covered up for concealment. Fourteen-year old Judy Geraldine Parks was soon identified as the deceased, and she was the victim of a homicide.

The investigation revealed the victim had been reported missing by a family member on July 11, 1976. The victim had been living at 2 Keating Road, apartment 303, Armdale, Halifax, at the time of her disappearance. The victim was last seen during the early evening of July 10, 1976. Police believe there are persons who have information that could result in an arrest and possible charges.

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 Judy Geraldine Parks. 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 # 2006-96087

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Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell : 902-830-5695
Email : lisa.croteau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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