Today marks the first anniversary of the murder of Naricho Clayton and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.
At 10:58 p.m. on April 19, Halifax Regional Police responded to the 2000 block of Gottingen Street in relation to multiple calls of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two men in a vehicle. Emergency Health Services were immediately called to attend to injuries they had sustained. 23-year-old Naricho Clayton from Dartmouth was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 31-year-old-man originally from Halifax was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later recovered from these injuries and was released from the hospital.
Investigators believe there are people who have information they have not yet provided to police that could help solve Naricho’s murder, and hope that the passage of time may encourage someone to do the right thing and come forward with what they know. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 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.
This case is also part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program: https://novascotia.ca/just/Public_Safety/Rewards/case_detail_Clayton_Naricho.asp
Note: A picture of Naricho Clayton is attached.