Po­lice con­firm body pulled from Corn­wal­lis River

Truro Daily News - - OBITUARIES / PROVINCE -

KENTVILLE, N.S. – In­ves­ti­ga­tors do not be­lieve foul play was in­volved in re­la­tion to the body re­cov­ered from the Corn­wal­lis River Tues­day. The Kentville Po­lice Ser­vice rushed to the Corn­wal­lis Street bridge lead­ing out of down­town af­ter re­ceiv­ing a 911 call around 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10. “A short time later, po­lice and Kentville Fire Res­cue re­cov­ered hu­man re­mains. An au­topsy was com­pleted in Hal­i­fax this morn­ing by the Nova Sco­tia Med­i­cal Ex­am­iner,” said Kentville Po­lice Ser­vice Insp. Dar­ryl Brown in a pre­pared state­ment Oct. 11.

The vic­tim has been iden­ti­fied as 35-year-old Kentville man Lance Peter Mur­ray. Mur­ray, Brown noted, was re­ported miss­ing Sept. 27. “Po­lice would like to thank mem­bers of the pub­lic for their as­sis­tance. Our thoughts are now with his fam­ily and loved ones.”

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