Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of the murder of Douglas Keating and homicide investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case.
Mr. Keating's body was discovered by two pedestrians near the water tower behind 299 Main Avenue in Halifax around 10:50 a.m. on September 2, 2000. The investigation revealed that Mr. Keating had been assaulted and died of blunt force trauma. It is believed that Mr. Keating was assaulted elsewhere and his body was moved to the site where he was later found. Mr. Keating was last seen alive the night before in the Fairview area.
Investigators ask anyone with information about this crime to call (902) 490-5016. Anonymous tipsters can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. This case is part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.