The suspicious death that occurred last night in Dartmouth has been ruled a homicide.
At approximately 10 p.m. on June 6, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a female in medical distress on a pathway in the 0-100 block of Albro Lake Road. Officers located an 18-year-old female who required immediate medical assistance. EHS transported the female to hospital where she later passed away from her injuries.
Based on today’s autopsy, the Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as 18-year-old Chelsie Probert of Halifax. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.
The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and including Forensic Identification officers, is ongoing and we remain on scene. At this time, we anticipate being on scene throughout the day.
Anyone who has any information about this incident 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.caGO#17-82341