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UPDATE: RCMP arrest suspect in relation to suspicious death in New Haven
The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit has charged a 22-year-old man in the suspicious death of a 77-year-old New Haven man.
At approximately 9:05 p.m. on August 30, Ingonish Beach RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence on New Haven Rd. in New Haven. Police arrested a 22-year-old New Haven man, without incident, on September 1. The man was held in custody overnight.
Brian Coady Rose, 22, of New Haven, has been charged with Second Degree Murder and has been remanded into custody.
Rose will appear in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court at 2:30 p.m. today.
The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit with assistance from the Victoria County District RCMP is now investigating the death of a 77-year-old New Haven man as a homicide. RCMP members have arrested a suspect who remains in custody.
At approximately 9:05 p.m. yesterday evening, Ingonish Beach RCMP responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence on New Haven Rd. in New Haven. The RCMP are currently investigating the death as a homicide and arrested a suspect earlier this afternoon.
The investigation is continuing and charges are anticipated. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
The investigation is being supported by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office, RCMP Forensic Identification Services and Victoria County District RCMP. The Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit is asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact them at 902-896-5060. 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.