Man charged with 1st-degree murder in Pat Stay stabbing

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Pat Stay was killed in Halifax on Sept. 4. He was 36 and was internationally renowned for his skills behind the microphone. (patstay_902/Instagram - image credit)
Pat Stay was killed in Halifax on Sept. 4. He was 36 and was internationally renowned for his skills behind the microphone. (patstay_902/Instagram - image credit)

Halifax Regional Police have charged 31-year-old Adam Drake with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of celebrated battle rapper Pat Stay.

Drake was arrested in Tantallon, N.S., Saturday. He is scheduled to appear in a Halifax court on Monday to face the charge.

Stay, 36, was found stabbed on Lower Water Street in Halifax at 12:35 a.m. AT one week ago.

He was taken to hospital where he died.

Stay is survived by his partner and two children. His funeral takes place in Dartmouth, N.S., on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Police are asking anyone with information about the stabbing to call them at 902-490-5020.

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