Man charged in death of Dartmouth woman makes first court appearance
Brandon Jake Hollohan appears in Dartmouth provincial court on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.
A 23-year-old man charged in the death of a Dartmouth woman has made his first court appearance.
Brandon Jake Hollohan is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 62-year-old Deborah Yorke.
Police responded to a report of a suspicious death at 3 Farthington Place shortly after 4 a.m. on Jan. 21. Yorke was found dead at the scene.
Police say an autopsy confirmed that Yorke was the victim of a homicide.
Police arrested Hollohan in Dartmouth on Thursday. Police say Hollohan and Yorke were known to each other.
Hollohan made a brief appearance in Dartmouth provincial court Monday afternoon.
Hollohan is due back in court on Feb. 13 to set preliminary trial dates. He is also due in court on March 1 to face unrelated drug and robbery charges.