Today, Jan. 4, marks the 21-year anniversary since murder-victim Andrea King was first reported missing, and police continue to investigate her death.
On Jan. 1, 1992, King, 18, flew to Halifax. from New Westminster, B.C. to do some travelling and to find some work. King called her sister from the Halifax airport stating she had arrived and was en route to Halifax where she intended to stay at a hostel. She was to notify her family with an address where she was staying. she was not heard from again. On Jan. 4, 1992, King's family reported her missing to the Surrey RCMP. A missing person investigation was conducted in Halifax and New Westminster, B.C., but no trace of King was found. Police were unable to identify anyone who had contact with her after arrival in Nova Scotia. On Dec. 22, 1992, her skeletal remains were located in a wooded area in Lower Sackville near the Sackville Industrial Park.
The RCMP/HRP Major Crime Unit is actively investigating this case and anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Andrea King should contact any police agency in Nova Scotia, Crime Stoppers, or the Nova Scotia Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090. Information on the rewards program can be found online at http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/public_safety/rewards/.