Police lay charges in Dartmouth homicide; issue Canada-wide arrest warrant

HALIFAX –


Halifax Regional Police has laid charges in opposition to a person in relation to the murder of Alexander Joseph Frederick Thomas that occurred in Dartmouth, N.S. final weekend.


The 35-year-old was discovered useless inside a house on Braeside Court early Saturday.


 On Thursday, police mentioned they laid charges of second-degree homicide in opposition to Tyreece Alexander Whynder-Ewing, 27, and have obtained a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest.


“At this time, investigators believe this is not a random incident and they are not looking for any other suspects,” police wrote in a information launch.


At the time of his loss of life, Thomas was going through charges of sexual assault and forcible confinement. Those charges had been dismissed at Dartmouth Provincial Court on Tuesday.


Thomas was charged in February 2020 with sexual assault and forcible confinement in reference to an incident that occurred in May 2018. The allegations haven’t been examined in court docket. Thomas was scheduled to face trial subsequent yr.


Meanwhile, police are asking anybody with details about Whynder-Ewing’s whereabouts to name police at 902-490-5020.


“Our thoughts remain with Alexander’s family and friends on the loss of their loved one,” reads the discharge.



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