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Halifax police rule suspicious death a homicide, identify victim

The RCMP were called to a home in the community of Lake Loon.

A 22-year-old man was found dead on Thursday, and his death has now been ruled a homicide.

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A 22-year-old man was found dead on Thursday, and his death has now been ruled a homicide.

Police in Halifax have ruled the death of a young man this week as a homicide.

Around 8 p.m. Thursday, the RCMP say a 22-year-old man was found dead on Cherry Brook Road in the community of Lake Loon.

The death was considered suspicious. On Saturday morning, police announced it has been ruled a homicide.

The victim has also been identified as 22-year-old Josiah Kaelin Sparks of Lake Loon.

The major crime unit for Halifax police is now leading the investigation.

No other details were provided.

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