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Halifax police rule suspicious death of 85-year-old woman a homicide

Halifax Regional Police have determined the suspicious death of an 85-year-old woman in Dartmouth was a homicide. Eleanor Noreen Harding was found dead at an address on Lynwood Drive July 11.

Halifax Regional Police have determined the suspicious death of an 85-year-old woman in Dartmouth was a homicide.

Eleanor Noreen Harding was found dead at an address on Lynwood Drive July 11.

Police initially said information gathered at the scene led investigators to believe Harding's death was suspicious.

Following an autopsy, police are now ruling her death a homicide.

Investigators are asking anyone who thinks they saw something unusual in the area of Lynwood Drive between the evening of July 9 and the morning of July 10 to contact police.

Police are also asking anyone with information about Harding's activities before her death to call them.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 20, 2020.

The Canadian Press


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