Update: Man dies after suffering from ‘obvious’ trauma in Oshawa


Published January 23, 2024 at 8:07 am

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Updated: 10:30 a.m. Police shared a few more sparse details about the murder in a press conference from media officer Sgt. Joanne Bortoluss

They confirmed the victim was a 62-year-old man, but did not share his identity.

Responding officers found the man outside the home after an altercation inside. One unidentified suspect fled the area on foot.

Officers, with the support of the K9 unit found the suspect and he was taken into custody without incident.

A second suspect remains at large. However, police provided no details about the pair.

While Bortoluss did not share the nature of the victim’s injuries, she confirmed an autopsy is scheduled for Jan. 24.

Original story follows.

A man has died after police responded to a disturbance at an Oshawa home.

The man was found suffering from “obvious signs of trauma” at a home near Dean Avenue and Ritson Road South in Oshawa, Durham Regional Police said on X.

Police were called to the home at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 22).

The man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The homicide unit is investigating.

There was no information on any suspects or the identity of the man.

Anyone with information or video footage, including dashcam and home surveillance should contact Detective French of the Durham Regional Police Major Crime Unit – Homicide at 905-579-1520, extension 5421.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

With files from Liam McConnell.

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