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Major Unsolved Crimes

Jerell Aaron Wright



Jerell Aaron Wright

Incident #:


Incident Date:

May 13, 2009

Date of Birth:

October 2, 1989


16 Clarence Street, North Preston

The RCMP/HRP Integrated Major Crime Unit is seeking the public's assistance in solving the homicide of Jerell Aaron Wright.

At around 10:45 PM on May 13, 2009, Jerell Wright arrived at 16 Clarence Street, North Preston. Mr. Wright did not live at this address but often hung out there with friends. Het was outside standing in a shared driveway when a series of gunshots were fired from the roadway. Mr. Wright was struck and died later in hospital. He was 19-years-old.

The investigation to date has lead police to believe that Mr. Wright was not alone in the driveway when he was shot and that he was not the intended target.

This matter remains under investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Integrated HRP/RCMP Major Crime Unit at (902)490-5331. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

This case is part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

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