Another Adult Arrested in Ferguson Avenue Homicide


Hamilton Police have arrested a 42-year-old female in connection with the murder of 38-year-old Danielle Strauss of Hamilton. She is the second adult arrested in the case. 

On Thursday, November 10, 2022, at approximately 11:00 a.m., police responded to 195 Ferguson Avenue North in Hamilton for reports of a deceased 38-year-old female who was found in her apartment. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. Police believe Danielle died late Sunday evening or early Monday morning.

Today, a 42-year-old female was charged with accessory after the fact of murder in relation to the Strauss homicide. This charge is relation to the 16-year-old male youth currently in custody. 
The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) prohibits the investigators from releasing her name as it may lead to the identity of one of the youths charged with 2nd degree murder. The accused will make a brief court appearance tomorrow morning at the John Sopinka Courthouse. 

Detectives continue to investigate those who may have assisted the youth involved in this murder. 

The cause of death is not being released as it remains evidence. Given the age of the suspects and the fact the case is before the courts, additional information will not be released.

If you have information that you believe would assist investigators, you are asked to reach out to Detective Kevin Heyink of the Homicide Unit at 905-546-2288.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.