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The Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit continues to search for Valdo Pauyo who is accused of killing Douglas “Bert” Knockwood, 42-year-old, at his residence of Millbrook First Nation on July 12, 2021. (RCMP Photo)

Man wanted for 2021 N.S. murder still on the run

By Kevin Northup Apr 9, 2024 | 11:07 AM

A search is still on for a man accused of murdering a Nova Scotian.

It happened in July, 2021 in Millbrook First Nation.

Twenty-nine-year-old Valdo Pauyo, also known as “C.J” fled the province immediately after the murder of 42-year-old Douglas “Bert” Knockwood.

RCMP say they’re working with other police departments in the search for Pauyo, who lived in Montreal before coming to N.S.

Police say its believed Pauyo changed his appearance after fleeing.