A murder charge has been laid in connection to the death of a man on a Cape Breton sidewalk almost two years ago.
Cape Breton Regional Police announced on Friday they had charged 31-year-old Jarrot Bradley Currie of Glace Bay with second-degree murder.
Police say 42-year-old Christopher Allan Reid was found injured on Mitchell Avenue in Dominion, N.S., on the morning of Jan. 31, 2021.
Reid was treated by paramedics at the scene. He died a short time later.
Police say the arrest follows an investigation by their major crime unit with assistance from the provincial medical examiner's office.
Few other details were provided in a news release Friday. Police did not immediately respond to an interview request.
An investigation is ongoing. Police say they are treating Reid's death as an isolated incident.
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