N.S. man charged with 2nd-degree murder in weekend homicide

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A Truro police badge is seen on an officer's uniform. Police say they have made an arrest in the homicide of Troy Whidden. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)
A Truro police badge is seen on an officer's uniform. Police say they have made an arrest in the homicide of Troy Whidden. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)

Police in Truro, N.S., have charged a man with second-degree murder after a body was discovered in an apartment early Sunday.

Nathan Joseph Knockwood, 31, was arrested without incident Tuesday in connection with the death of 53-year-old Troy Whidden.

Officers were called Sunday to an apartment on Arthur Street in Truro after receiving a report of an unresponsive man.

They found Whidden's body in the apartment and referred the case to the medical examiner, who determined the death was a homicide.

Police have not released specific details of the killing. However, police have said they do not believe it was a random act and they are not looking for any other suspects.

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