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Halifax police identify woman in suspicious death investigation

Police investigating string of violent incidents in the HRM
WATCH: It was a busy weekend for Halifax Regional Police, who are now investigating a suspicious death and three other violent crimes in Halifax and Dartmouth. Graeme Benjamin has the details.

Halifax Regional Police released the name of a woman who was found dead at a home in Dartmouth on Saturday morning.

Police have said they responded to an address on Lynwood Drive at 11:12 a.m., in “relation to suspicious circumstances” where an 85-year-old woman was found dead.

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The force has now identified the woman as Eleanor Noreen Harding of Dartmouth.

“Information gathered during the investigation has led investigators to believe the death is suspicious,” police said in a statement on Monday.

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As of Monday, police said they are continuing to process the scene.

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“The investigation is in its early stages and details are limited at this time,” the release read.

Investigators are asking anyone who has any information about this incident or Harding’s recent activities is to contact police by calling 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers.