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Police arrest 77-year old in first homicide of 2020 (update)

They were called to Marianne Dorn Trail just before 7 p.m. Saturday
Homicide at Marianne Dorn Trail in Kitchener
This residence on Marianne Dorn Trail has been taped off by regional police. Phi Doan/KitchenerToday

The Waterloo Regional Police Service's Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred in Kitchener on January 25, 2020.

Police responded to a residence on Marianne Dorn Trail in Kitchener at approximately 6:50 p.m., after receiving a 911 call concerning an injured male.

Upon arrival, police located a 48-year-old male with serious injuries. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 77-year-old male has been arrested in connection to this incident.

The suspect and accused are known to each other and there is no concern for public safety.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place this week to determine the cause of death.

There will be an increased police presence in the area as members of our Major Crime Unit, Forensic Identification Unit, and General Detectives continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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