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Elderly Peterborough Man Charged With Attempted Murder

PETERBOROUGH-A 69-year-old Peterborough man is facing several charges including attempted murder after an incident Saturday evening.

Officers were called to a residence in the Sophia Street and Burnham Street area at approximately 11:05pm on January 6th. Upon arrival, the 70-year-old female victim was being treated by EMS.  Officers were told that she had been attacked by her partner several times and had been choked, verbally threatened, and threatened with a knife before the man fled the residence.  Shortly after, the man was located at his residence in the Reid Street and Parkhill Road area and taken into custody.

As a result of the investigation, a 69-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with Attempt to Commit Murder, Uttering threats to cause death, Assault with a Weapon – Spousal and Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke, Suffocate or Strangle another Person.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on January 7, 2024.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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