UPDATE: Eskasoni RCMP charge four people with attempted murder

October 26, 2022
Eskasoni, Nova Scotia

News release

Eskasoni RCMP has charged four people with attempted murder after a stabbing that occurred on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni.

At approximately 4:35 a.m. on October 25, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni. RCMP officers determined that a 19-year-old man had been stabbed and was transported to hospital by ambulance with life-threatening injuries. RCMP officers arrested four people throughout the day and all were held in custody overnight.

Andon Francis, 18, of Eskasoni, and three male youths, have all been charged with Attempted Murder. All four will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today.

The investigation is ongoing and being assisted by the Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime, Halifax District RCMP Major Crime, Inverness/Richmond County RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, RCMP Forensic Identification Services and RCMP Police Dog Services.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Eskasoni RCMP at 902-379-2822. If you would like to remain anonymous you can contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). A secure web tip can be submitted at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 2022-1551251


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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