On June 5, 1991, at 12:58 p.m., police responded to a report from a citizen who had been walking along the north side of Mic Mac Lake, Dartmouth, adjacent the 118 Highway, when he came upon a body of a deceased female. Upon police arrival, the victim, Carla Gail STRICKLAND, was identified as the deceased. She had been the victim of murder and left at this site.
The investigation revealed that the victim spent the evening of June 2, 1991, celebrating a friend?s birthday at a popular Halifax club, then went to Albro Lake Beach, Dartmouth, with three male subjects where they hung out until dawn. At approximately 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 1991, Carla STRICKLAND was reportedly dropped off by one of the men at the Tim Horton?s on Wyse Road, Dartmouth, where she was reportedly going to use the pay telephone at this location. Carla STRICKLAND was not seen alive again.