Two men arrested in Derek Miles homicide investigation



Two men arrested in Derek Miles homicide investigation

Investigators with the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have arrested two men in relation to the homicide of Derek Miles.

On January 19 at 4:25 p.m. police responded to a report of a man in medical distress in an apartment at 89 Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

On January 20, the Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as 42-year-old Derek Miles of Dartmouth.

At 10 a.m. today investigators arrested a 30-year-old man in the 6000 block of Highway 207 in West Chezzecook and a 52-year-old man in the 200 block of Windmill Road in Dartmouth in relation to Derek’s homicide. The two men remain in police custody and charges are anticipated.

The investigation is ongoing and investigators continue to ask anyone with information about this incident, who have not yet spoken to police, to call 902-490-5020.  Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.