September 28, 2016 10:27 am

Tylor McInnis death: 3 charged with 1st-degree murder

26-year-old Tylor McInnis of Halifax was found dead in a stolen car in North Preston

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Four of the five young men arrested in relation to the killing of Tylor McInnis are facing a slew of charges including first-degree murder, kidnapping and extortion.

A teen is also facing a charge of accessory after the fact.

READ MORE: Tylor McInnis homicide investigation leads to 5 arrests: RCMP

McInnis was 26 when his body was found in the trunk of a stolen car in a cemetery in North Preston on Aug. 23. His death was later deemed a homicide by the medical examiner.

The five men arrested Tuesday are facing the following charges:

Shawntez Neco Downey, 24, from North Preston

  • First-degree murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Robbery extortion
  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful confinement

Daniel Romeo Downey, 18, North Preston

  • First-degree murder
  • Robbery
  • Extortion
  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful confinement

Nicco Alexander Smith, 25, from Cole Harbour

  • First-degree murder
  • Robbery
  • Extortion
  • Unlawful confinement

Judson Lemar Falls, 34, from North Preston

  • Accessory after the fact
  • Unlawful confinement

The 17-year-old male who cannot be named is from Eastern Passage and has been charged with being an accessory after the fact.

All five men are in Dartmouth provincial court Wednesday to answer to the charges.

Halifax police say several departments have been involved in this investigation, including the homicide unit, HRP and RCMP dog services and street crime enforcement.

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