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By Donavan September 10, 2020 Halifax, Nova Scotia UCF # 104200124

Homicide of Jonathan Reader

Homicide of Jonathan Reader

Halifax, Nova Scotia - The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Jonathan Reader.

At approximately 04:10 am on August 7, 2005 Jonathan Reader was found lying in the roadway at the intersection of Radcliffe Drive and Dunbrack Street in Halifax. Mr. Reader was unconscious and bleeding and was transported to hospital by ambulance where he died a short time later. Autopsy determined that Mr. Reader was the victim of a homicide inflicted by blunt force trauma and police believe that the incident occurred at the location he was found.

The investigation has revealed that Mr. Reader had been in the downtown of Halifax and attended the Pacifico Bar and Grill with some friends and left at approximately 01:57 am with a female who has not been identified to this point. Jonathan Reader was last observed to be by himself at approximately 03:20 am on Dutch Village Road walking toward Lacewood Drive in Halifax.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Jonathan Reader should call the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090.

The reward is payable in Canadian funds and will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Justice for the Province of Nova Scotia. Employees of law enforcement and correctional agencies are not eligible to collect this reward.

Any update on this case, please contact us at fileupdate@ucfiles.com (File # 104200124).

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