N.S. RCMP charge two men with murder of Yarmouth man
Colton James Cook was reported missing from Brooklyn, N.S., on Sept. 27, 2020. His remains were found two days later. (Nova Scotia RCMP)
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia RCMP has charged two Yarmouth County men in the death of 26-year-old Colton James Cook, who was reported missing on Sept. 27.
Cook's partial remains were located near a burned vehicle close to the intersection of Saunders Road and Raynardton Road in Yarmouth County.
The Mounties say 57-year-old Robert Charles Rogers and 36-year-old Wayne Richard Crawford were arrested Thursday in Digby County.
Both men have been charged with murder and interference with human remains.
Crawford is scheduled to appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court on Monday, while Rogers will appear in Shelburne Provincial Court on Oct. 29.
The RCMP major crimes unit is asking the public to stay away from the area as they continue with their investigation.