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Suspicious death at apartment in Truro, N.S., ruled a homicide

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While there’s some relief charges have been laid in the homicide of Prabhjot Singh Katri, there’s also a need for more education, according to the Maritime Sikh Society. Callum Smith reports. – Oct 27, 2021

The Truro Police Service says a suspicious death that occurred over the weekend has been confirmed as a homicide.

Officers responded to a call about an unresponsive male inside an apartment at 125 Arthur Street around suppertime on Sunday.

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In a release Tuesday, the Truro Police Service said the medical examiner’s office has ruled the death as a homicide.

The victim was 53-year-old Troy Douglas Whidden, who resided at the apartment.

The release said the investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Truro Police Service.

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This marks the second homicide in Truro since Sept. 5, when 23-year-old Prabhjot Singh Katri was killed.

So far, three men have been charged in relation to that case, with one being sought on a province-wide arrest warrant.

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