Man to appear in court to face second-degree murder charge in death of Nova Scotia businessman

A 28-year-old man is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday to face a second-degree murder charge in the death of Nova Scotia businessman Jim Matthews.

Matthews, who co-founded a financial planning business in Halifax, was found dead in his apartment in Sydney last month.

Aaron Shaun Young of New Waterford has also been charged with robbery with violence in the 54-year-old man's death.

Young is also facing firearms and robbery-related charges for two separate incidents in New Waterford.