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Man charged in connection with homicide of woman in Hammonds Plains

Man charged in connection with Hammonds Plains homicide
WATCH: A 45-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the homicide of a woman in Hammonds Plains, N.S. Elizabeth McSheffrey reports.

A 45-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the homicide of a woman in Hammonds Plains, N.S.

Nova Scotia RCMP say they were called to the home on Glen Arbour Way at around 2:40 p.m. on Thursday.

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Police say a woman was found dead inside the home and the suspect was arrested at the scene.

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Stephen Beckett, 45, of Hammonds Plains has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with her death.

The investigation is being led by the special investigation section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division with assistance from the RCMP forensic identification section.