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21 year old man murdered in Beaverton

A disturbance among several men in downtown Beaverton Friday night has led to Durham Region’s sixth homicide of the year according to police.

At approximately 10:30 p.m.on May 26th,  officers were called to a disturbance in the downtown area of Beaverton where they found a male collapsed on Dundas Street. The 21-year-old male victim was rushed to hospital in Orillia, but later succumbed to his injuries. Police are in the process of notifying next of kin.

Officers in the area were able to locate a second victim with a stab wound. A 35-year-old male is being treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The Homicide Unit is on scene to lead the investigation, supported by the Forensic Identification Unit and members of North Division.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dennis (ext. 5402) or Det. Mamers (ext. 5247) of the Major Crime – Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520.

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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