John Fulton Newcomb Halifax homicide case added to rewards program

Halifax Regional Police say they are are adding the homicide of John Fulton Newcomb to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program. 

Police say 27-year-old Newcombe was shot outside of Winston's Pub on Lacewood Dr. in Halifax on the morning of June 1st, 2012.   

Superintendent Jim Perrin, the officer-in-charge of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, said in a news release that a barrier to solving this case has been the lack of co-operation from people who know what happened. 

Perrin also says police hope that by adding Newcomb's name to the rewards program it will encourage someone to break the code of silence. 

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.