Brantford police call homicide “domestic”

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As detectives continue to investigate a fatal incident on Thursday, Brantford police have released the age of the male victim.

The victim was 52 years old and from Brantford. He was found inside a strip mall business unit at 50 Roy Blvd. after 2 a.m. on May 3.

A 19-year-old male was arrested at the scene and charged with second-degree murder and breach of probation.

On May 4, a coroner conducted a post-mortem examination of the body, but police say they are not ready to positively identify the deceased man.

Detectives believe the murder happened as a result of a domestic situation.

Anyone with information about the death should contact Detective Jason Sinning of the major crime unit at 519-756-0113, ext. 2265 or ext. 2240.
To provide an anonymous tip, contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or visit crimestoppers-brant.ca.

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