Police lay murder charge against man struck by vehicle after stabbing in Ajax


Published October 16, 2022 at 6:27 pm

An Ajax man is charged with second-degree murder following a stabbing and collision in Ajax on Saturday.

Just before 2 a.m. on Oct. 15, officers were called for a stabbing outside King’s Castle Bar and Grill in the Westney Road South and Lake Driveway West area.

“A male was located with a stab wound and later died in hospital,” said police.

This is the eleventh murder in Durham Region this year.

The accused, 33-year-old Ajax man Chard Patrick, was struck by a vehicle in the same parking lot following the stabbing.

Patrick is charged with second-degree murder and currently remains in hospital in stable condition.

The identity of the victim has not been shared by police at the request of the family.

Investigators are interested in speaking to witnesses and anyone who may have video footage of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5247.


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