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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia - The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Rachel Joy MacQuarrie.
On June 13, 2002, skeletal remains were found by a construction worker who was on site twinning the 101 highway between Mount Uniacke and Windsor. The remains were later identified as those Rachel Joy MacQuarrie.
The investigation revealed that Ms. MacQuarrie was last seen on Sept. 25, 1997 in the Halifax area, and was reported missing on Oct. 8, 1997. Ms. MacQuarrie had been living on Victoria Road in Dartmouth at the time of her disappearance.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Rachel Joy MacQuarrie 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.
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October 14, 1971
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