Nova Scotia

Death of Halifax man found in apartment hallway ruled a homicide

The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service completed an autopsy Tuesday and determined the death to be homicide, according to a news release from police.

Police identified the victim as 26-year-old Brandon Polegato

Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons call in Clayton Park on Feb. 7 and found a man dead in the hallway of an apartment building when they arrived. (Paul Palmeter/CBC)

The death of a Halifax man who was found in an apartment hallway on Sunday has been ruled a homicide.

The man was found dead after Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons complaint around 8:50 p.m. AT in the 600 block of Washmill Lake Drive.

Police have identified the victim as 26-year-old Brandon Polegato of Halifax.

An autopsy completed Tuesday determined the death to be homicide, according to a news release from police.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident has been asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip or by using the P3 Tips App.

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