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Major Unsolved Crimes

Donald David Snelgrove



Donald David Snelgrove

Incident #:


Incident Date:

August 25, 2000

Date of Birth:

August 3, 1959

Spryfield, NS

The HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating the homicide of Donald David Snelgrove.

On August 21, 2000, at approximately 1:20 p.m., police responded to a report of a death at 3628 Windsor Street, Halifax. Responding officers found Donald David Snelgrove deceased in the living room of his apartment.

The investigation revealed that Mr. Snelgrove had been assaulted some time prior to his death, and this assault was a contributing factor in his death. Police have information about an alleged disturbance and assault, of which Mr. Snelgrove was the victim, which occurred on Romans Avenue some time after 9 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2000. Police are also interested in speaking to anyone who may have seen Mr. Snelgrove’s 1988 grey Plymouth Reliant in the area at the time of this disturbance and assault. Police have confirmed Mr. Snelgrove's whereabouts on Friday evening, when he left a Dempsey Lane residence in Herring Cove.

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