Yarmouth, NS man found guilty of 2020 murder of Colton Cook – Halifax Globalnews.ca

A Yarmouth, N.S. man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in a 2020 murder colton cook,

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Cook, 26, was reported missing on September 27 of that year. His partial remains were found near his burned-out pickup truck that day, and the rest of his remains were found two days later.

Colton Cook’s remains were found in September 2020 near his burned-out truck.


After a jury trial in Yarmouth, 57-year-old Robert Charles Rogers was found guilty Thursday of second-degree murder and interference with human remains. He remains in custody and will be sentenced at a later date.

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Rogers was charged along with 36-year-old Wayne Richard Crawford on October 2, 2020.

A third man, Keith Arthur Sisko Jr., 35, was charged with secondary murder after the fact on December 17 of that year.

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Sisko pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to murder on July 18, 2022, and is scheduled to be sentenced on February 2, 2023.

Crawford pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on January 3, 2023, and is scheduled to be sentenced on May 30.

In a release, the Nova Scotia RCMP thanked Cook’s family and friends for “their tremendous support of the investigation and members of the community who came forward to provide critical information and evidence.”

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