Investigators with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for a potential witness to come forward in the homicide of Chelsie Probert.
At approximately 10 p.m. on June 6, 2017 Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a female in medical distress on a pathway between Albro Lake Road and Farrell Street. Officers located 18-year-old Chelsie Probert who was transported to hospital where she later passed away from her injuries. The Medical Examiner ruled Chelsie’s death a homicide.
On June 23, investigators in the Homicide Unit charged a 16-year-old male youth with second degree murder in the homicide of Chelsea Probert.
Investigators are interested in speaking to a potential witness who may have been on the pathway or in the surrounding area between 9 and 10 p.m. on June 6. The witness is described as a white man, tall with a slender build and long curly hair. The witness may have been approached by the 16-year-old male youth who has been charged with second degree murder.
The investigation is ongoing and investigators are continuing to ask anyone who was in the area or has information about this incident to contact police at 490-5020. 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.