Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

Human remains found in Halifax identified

Police in Halifax say human remains found along a hiking trail earlier this month have been identified.

The province's medical examiner has determined the remains are those of Ray Peter O'Connell.

Police say O'Connell was reported missing in June, 2004 when he was 32-years-old.

Story continues below advertisement

They say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

The remains were found May 6 near Fox Lake.

The lake is about a kilometre west of Highway 102 near the Sherwood Heights neighbourhood.

Report an error
Comments are closed

We have closed comments on this story for legal reasons. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.