Nova Scotia RCMP have charged a man with murder in relation to a death in East Walton, N.S., earlier this week.
Police say officers responded to a report of an assault at a home on Highway 215 in the small Hants County community Monday evening.
They found an unresponsive 71-year-old man in the driveway, who died at the scene. His death was ruled a homicide.
Officers learned a second man had fled the area on foot before they arrived. RCMP later located the suspect and arrested him.
Police say a 28-year-old man has been charged with murder and is expected to appear in Truro provincial court Wednesday.
Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact police.
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