Hamilton Male Charged with Manslaughter

Hamilton Police have charged a 20-year-old male in relation to the shooting of Myah Larmond.

On July 16, 2020, Hamilton Police responded to a 911 call shortly after 4:00 a.m. on St. Matthews Avenue. Upon arriving, police located a 17-year-old female with a gunshot wound. She was transported to hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Shortly after the incident, 21-year-old Devante Skye-Davis was charged with Manslaughter. Since then, investigators have been working to identify one unknown male who fled the residence after shooting.

This male has now been identified as 20-year-old Cadence Beauparlant of Hamilton. He appeared earlier today at the John Sopinka Courthouse and has been charged with Manslaughter and Unauthorized possession of a loaded firearm. At this time, Police are satisfied that all persons at the house party at the time of the shooting have been identified.

If you have any information that you believe could assist investigators with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Geoffrey Burbidge at 905-546-2288.

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