Suspicious death deemed a homicide


**** HRP Media Release

Suspicious death deemed a homicide​ ​

The suspicious death of a woman who was found deceased on July 11 at an address in Dartmouth has been deemed a homicide.

At approximately 11:12 a.m., police responded to a report of a woman found deceased in a residence on Lynwood Drive. Information gathered during the investigation led investigators to believe the death of Eleanor Noreen Harding, 85, was suspicious.

The Medical Examiner​ has completed the autopsy and​ her death has been ruled a homicide.​

The Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate Eleanor’s death and investigators are asking anyone who observed anything unusual in the area of Lynwood Drive between the evening of July 9 and the morning of July 10 to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident or Eleanor’s recent activities is asked to contact police by calling 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or using the P3 Tips App.

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