Yesterday marked the 15th anniversary of the murder of Tyrone Layton Oliver and investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case.
On July 20, 2000 at 11:08 p.m., officers responded to a report of several shots fired in the 2400 block of Creighton Street. Officers located 20-year-old Tyrone Oliver at a basketball court, suffering from multiple gunshots wounds. He was transported to hospital where he died later that night. Police also responded to two stabbings and an assault around the same time and in the same vicinity of the homicide, and believe all four incidents are related
The investigation into Tyrone’s murder is ongoing and investigators are confident that there are people in the community who have information, which if shared with police, would enable charges to be laid.
Anyone with information about this homicide case is asked to contact police 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: http://novascotia.ca/just/Public_Safety/Rewards/case_detail.asp?cid=15