Halifax police seek witness in Ryan Michael Sawyer’s Christmas Eve homicide | PKBNEWS

Halifax Regional Police are asking the public to help identify a potential witness in the death of Ryan Michael Sawyer, who was found unconscious near Halifax’s Alehouse last month.

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Police previously said officers responded to a report of a “multi-person disturbance” in the 1700 block of Brunswick Street around 1:15 a.m. on December 24.

Sawyer, who was from Ajax, Ont., was found unconscious on the sidewalk on Prince Street, just east of Brunswick Street. The 31-year-old was taken to hospital, where he later died.

Police confirmed the death was a homicide, but did not say much else about the incident. One person was taken into custody the day Sawyer died, but was later released.

On Wednesday, Halifax Regional Police released an image of a man who was in the area at the time of the incident “and may have information that could help the investigation.”

Halifax Regional Police are looking for a witness in the death of Ryan Michael Sawyer.

Halifax Regional Police are looking for a witness in the death of Ryan Michael Sawyer.

Halifax Regional Police

In a statement, police said the witness was not a suspect in Sawyer’s death and investigators were not looking for any other suspects at this time.

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The man police are looking to speak to is described as black, in his 20s or 30s, and tall with a slim build. At the time, he wore a black coat and a black shirt with a gold symbol.

Halifax Regional Police are asking the potential witness or anyone with information about their identity to contact police at 902-490-5020.

Ryan Michael Sawyer, 31, was found unconscious outside the Halifax Alehouse in the early morning hours of December 24, 2022. He later died in hospital.

Ryan Michael Sawyer, 31, was found unconscious outside the Halifax Alehouse in the early morning hours of December 24, 2022. He later died in hospital.

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