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Major Unsolved Crimes

Tyrone Layton Oliver



Tyrone Layton Oliver

Incident #:


Incident Date:

July 20, 2000

Date of Birth:

April 17, 1980

Creighton and Gerrish Streets, Halifax, NS

The HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit is seeking the public's assistance in solving the homicide of 20-year-old Tyrone Layton Oliver.

Mr. Oliver was shot several times and found in the playground area near the corner of Creighton and Gerrish Streets. He died early the next morning at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Police also responded to two stabbings and an assault around the same time and in the same vicinity of the homicide, and believe all four incidents are linked. Police wish to speak with anyone in the area at the time who may have heard or seen something. Police do have a suspect in mind for this incident; however, no arrest has been made.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the HRP/RCMP IntegratedMajor 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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