Remains are those of Melissa Peacock: police
Melissa Dawn Peacock of Dartmouth, N.S. was reported missing Nov. 7, 2011. Her remains were found Jul. 3, 2012 in Upper Stewiacke, N.S.
Published Friday, July 6, 2012 4:59PM ADT
Last Updated Friday, July 6, 2012 5:04PM ADT
RCMP in Nova Scotia say remains found Tuesday in Upper Stewiacke are those of Melissa Dawn Peacock.
Police say the province's medical examiner made the identification through the use of dental records.
The 20-year-old woman left her Dartmouth home on Nov. 7 and was reported missing two days later when she failed to return.
Police arrested two men Tuesday afternoon, shortly after they found Peacock’s body.
Dustan Joseph Preeper, 24, of Halifax and his brother, Joshua Michael Preeper, 20, of Kennetcook, N.S. have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with her death.
They are due to appear in court in Aug. and September.
Dustan Preeper has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Melissa Peacock. He has also pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Ben Hare.
Joshua Preeper has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Melissa Peacock.