Today marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott and the HRP/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the case.
On November 20, 1998, at 9:41 p.m., police responded to a report of a double shooting at 15 Parkmoor Avenue in Halifax. Upon police arrival, Gail Marie Stone was located inside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. Gail was transported to hospital; however, she died from her injuries four days later.
Richard Joseph Marriott, Gail’s common law husband, who used a wheelchair, was also located inside the residence suffering from fatal gunshot wounds. Richard was last seen alive at approximately 9:15 p.m. the same day on Dutch Village Road. Richard was driving a maroon colored 1996 Dodge Caravan, and it is believed that he arrived home at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Anyone with information about the murders of Gail Stone and Richard Marriott is asked to contact the Halifax Regional Police/RCMP Integrated 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 part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.