Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks

(Submitted/Halifax Regional Police)

Halifax Regional Police say they are continuing their investigation into the murder of Tanya Jean Brooks.

A release says Brooks was found deceased beside the former St. Patrick's-Alexandra School on Maitland Street in Halifax at approximately 2:17 p.m. on May 11, 2009.

Police say investigators were able to trace her movements until approximately 9:00 p.m. the night before, and they are urging anyone who witnessed anything in the area of the school around that time to contact them.

Halifax Regional Police believe Brooks knew the person or people responsible for her death, and that there are people who have information that could help solve her murder.

The murder of Tanya Jean Brooks is part of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice Rewards for Major Crimes Program.

The program offers cash rewards of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for specified major unsolved crimes.

Callers must contact the Rewards Program at 1-888-710-9090 and must provide their name and contact information, and may be called to testify in court.

Halifax Regional Police is asking anyone with information about the murder of Tanya Jean Brooks to contact the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program, Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5016 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).