Based on an autopsy the Medical Examiner conducted earlier today, the victim of last night’s homicide has been identified as 29-year-old Tyler Bradley Richards of Halifax.
At 7:55 P.M on April 17, police responded to a report that a deceased man had been located in a home in the 6900 block of Cook Avenue in Halifax. Officers attended and found Tyler Richards deceased inside the residence and immediately treated his death as suspicious.
The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, is ongoing and officers remain at the Cook Avenue home this evening, with Forensic Identification officers continuing to process the scene.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 902-490-5016. 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.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.