Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the murder of Danny DiBenedetto and the Major Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.
At approximately 7:35 p.m., February 8, 2005, police responded to a reported shooting at a Dartmoor Crescent residence in Bedford. Responding officers found 36-year-old Danny DiBenedetto, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital where he passed away shortly after midnight. The investigation revealed that three masked suspects entered the DiBenedetto home and an altercation occurred, leading to Mr. DiBenedetto being shot.
One suspect was described as a black male, wearing jeans, a black puffy jacket with fur around the collar and a dark ski mask. The second suspect was described as a black male with his hair tied back, wearing a grey tracksuit, grey hooded sweatshirt and a dark ski mask. The third suspect was described as a black male wearing a ski mask.
Anyone with information about this homicide case is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 902-490-5333. 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.
This case is also part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Programs at http://novascotia.ca/just/public_safety/rewards/case_detail.asp?cid=