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Major Unsolved Crimes

Gail Marie Stone



Richard Marriott and Gail Stone

Incident #:


Incident Date:

November 20, 1998

Date of Birth:

August 9, 1962

Parkmoore Avenue,

Spryfield, NS

The HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit is seeking the public's assistance in solving the homicide of Richard Joseph Marriott and Gail Marie Stone.

On November 20, 1998, at 9:41 p.m., police responded to a report of a double shooting at 15 Parkmoor Avenue in Halifax. Responding officers found Gail Marie Stone inside the residence suffering from injuries as a result of being shot. Ms. Stone was transported to the QEII Hospital; however, she died from her injuries four days later.

Richard Joseph Marriott, the common-law husband of Ms. Stone, was also found inside the residence, deceased from fatal gun shot wounds. Mr. Marriott was last seen alive at approximately 9:15 p.m. this same evening on Dutch Village Road. Mr. Marriott was driving a maroon-colored 1996 Dodge Caravan, and it is believed that he arrived home at approximately 9:30 p.m.

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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