On June 18, 2019, shortly before 1:00 a.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to a call for assistance at a residence on Highland Street. Police located a deceased male inside the home. Norman Hart, 33-years-old, of Haliburton has since been arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder. The male victim has been identified as Robert James Brown, 49-years-old, of Haliburton.
This investigation remains ongoing.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 705-286-1431 or 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may contact the Kawartha/Haliburton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).