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Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in New Minas death investigation

RCMP have charged a 30-year-old man with second-degree murder as part of their investigation in New Minas, N.S.
RCMP have charged a 30-year-old man with second-degree murder as part of their investigation in New Minas, N.S. Cory McGraw/ Global News

The RCMP have charged a New Minas man with second-degree murder, one day after the body of a man was discovered outside a home.

READ MORE: Nova Scotia RCMP investigating suspicious death in New Minas

Nikolas Derrick Salsman, 30, appeared in Kentville Provincial Court on Monday and has been remanded into custody. Salsman’s next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 18.

RCMP were called to an address on Lockhart Drive just before 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 24 and discovered the body of a man outside the home.

WATCH: Police are investigating after the body of a man was found outside a home in New Minas, N.S. Natasha Pace reports.

Nova Scotia RCMP investigating suspicious death in New Minas
Nova Scotia RCMP investigating suspicious death in New Minas

According to police, Salsman is listed as living on Lockhart Drive.

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The RCMP are asking anyone with information on the case to call them at 902 679-5561 or leave a tip anonymously with Crime Stoppers.

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