July 12, 2018 2:20 pm
Updated: July 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Homicide of Tina Barron from 1985 added to N.S. Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Tina Barron was found dead on Nov. 4, 1985, two days before her birthday.

Source: Nova Scotia Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

A homicide that happened in Shubenacadie, N.S., over 33 years ago has been added to Nova Scotia’s Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

Tina Barron was reported missing on Oct. 6, 1985, and her body was found in a wooded area off Robinson Road, near Indian Brook, just under a month later.

Tina was 16 years old at the time of her death.

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The provincial government added the program to major unsolved crimes on Thursday.

“This family deserves answers as they continue to grieve the loss of their loved one,” said Justice Minister Mark Furey in a statement.

“I strongly encourage anyone with information about this crime to come forward and tell police.”

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The province will pay up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction responsible for Tina Barron’s death.

“We are so pleased to see that Tina’s case has been added to the program,” said Nova Scotia RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jennifer Clarke in a statement. “Our hope is that by having this case added, information may come to light that may help us solve this case.”

Anyone with information that could result in an arrest and possible charges is asked to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090.

Those who come forward with information must provide their name and contact information, and may be called to testify in court.

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