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33-year-old faces murder charge after Portland Street stabbing

By Steve MacArthur Oct 17, 2023 | 2:08 PM

A 33-year-old man is facing charges in relation to a stabbing and subsequent murder investigation in Dartmouth.

The stabbing happened a during a scuffle on Portland Street on Monday afternoon. The man was arrested shortly on second-degree murder.

The stabbing victim was taken to hospital and later died from injuries. He has been identified as 27-year-old Benjamin Ward Clattenburg.


Police are continuing to investigate the case. At this time, investigators do not believe that this was a random incident.

Anyone with information about the incident or video from the area, who has not already spoken with police, should call 902-490-5020.