The victim of a homicide on Thursday night in Clayton Park has been identified as 58-year-old Frank John Lampe of Halifax.
At about 10:13 p.m. on January 21, Halifax Regional Police responded to an unknown trouble call in an apartment building at 10 Harlington Crescent. Officers located Mr. Lampe deceased in a hallway. A short time later, a 20-year-old man was taken into custody near a Halifax Transit bus stop on Willett Street in relation to the investigation. The male suspect was transported to hospital for treatment of what were described as life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was released from custody without charges last night at 10:50 p.m. The investigation into this matter continues.
Investigators are continuing to seek the public’s assistance. They are asking anyone with information on the incident, particularly anyone who may have seen the 20-year-old man fleeing the apartment building, 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.