Hamilton police, Fire and Paramedics were called out to an apartment complex at 15 Lamoreaux Street between Dundurn Street North and Strathcona Avenue just after 9:00 p.m. after reports of a disturbance.
Hamilton police’s major crime unit has taken over the investigation and is asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call police at 905-546-4167.
Hamilton Police confirming the fourth homicide of 2019 after an apparent stabbing in Central #HamOnt. One individual is in custody. Major Crime is investigating. More details will be released later.
NEW | F19018754 | MEDICAL | Loc: 0 Block LAMOREAUX ST HAM @ STRATHCONA AV N/DUNDURN ST N | Units: E11 | 05/25/19 21:17
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As of 8 a.m. Sunday, detectives were still in the process of identifying the victim and notifying next of kin, who do not live in Hamilton.
A 45-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hamilton on Saturday night.
When they arrived on scene, they found a male who was suffering from what appeared to be serious stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the suspect has not yet been released but police say he will be charged with second-degree murder.
Police say he walked to a nearby Tim Hortons on Queenston road and was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries shortly before midnight.
Police are not releasing names as the name of the victim has not yet been confirmed and police are attempting to locate and notify next of kin, Hamilton police said in a news release issued Sunday.
An autopsy will be performed later this morning at the Hamilton General Hospital to confirm the cause of death.
Officers will be canvassing the neighbourhood on Sunday to search for anyone who may have witnessed the murder.
Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.