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Halifax Police request help as they continue to investigate murder

Naricho Clayton
Naricho Clayton

Halifax, NS - Police are asking people with information that could help solve a murder that took place a year ago to come forward.

At 10:58 p.m. on April 19, Halifax Regional Police received several calls about shots being fired in a Gottingen Street neighbourhood. When they arrived they found two men in a vehicle and Emergency Health Services were immediately called. Twenty-three-year-old Naricho Clayton, of Dartmouth, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 31-year-old-man, originally from Halifax, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries but recovered.

Investigators believe there are people who have information that could help solve this murder and urge them to get in touch. Halifax Police can be contacted at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at  or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

The Province of Nova Scotia is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the homicide. The Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program can be contacted at 1-888-710-9090.

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