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Police set up command post to investigate murder in Beaverton

Police say a post mortem done on a 21 year old man who died after an altercation in  Beaverton, found he died as a result of a stabbing. Investigators have identified the homicide victim as Joshua ELLIOTT of Cannington.

A command post has been set up in downtown Beaverton and would like to hear from any witnesses to this incident.

At approximately 10:30 p.m.on May 26th,  officers were called to a disturbance in the downtown area 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.

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.

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.


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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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