Man Arrested in Murder Investigation
Chatham-Kent, Ontario – On October 28, 2023, at 1:44 a.m. police responded to a medical emergency at a home on Elgin Street in Wallaceburg. Upon arrival, the 64-year-old Wallaceburg man was found deceased with apparent injury.
A death investigation was commenced, on October 29, 2023, a 68-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. He is currently being held pending a bail hearing.
Police can confirm this is an isolated incident, the victim and accused are known to one another and at no time was there a concern for public safety.
As this is an ongoing investigation, no further details can be provided at this time. We encourage anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and contact Detective Cole Abbott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 x 80262.