After 23 years, the Halifax Regional Police/RCMP Integrated Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the murder of Jean Hilda Myra.
On April 5, 1990, at 10:48 a.m., police responded to the west side of the grain elevators just south of South Bland Street after a citizen discovered a body under a set of stairs. The deceased was identified as Jean Hilda Myra and investigators determined she was the victim of a homicide.
The investigation revealed that the victim was residing at the Halifax YMCA at the time of her death. The victim was last seen leaving a tavern in the south end of Barrington Street around midnight on April 4, 1990, and she was known to frequent the south end of Halifax. Investigators believe there are people who have information that could result in an arrest and possible charges.
Anyone with information about this unsolved homicide 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.