Hamilton Police Announce City's 17th Homicide

Hamilton Police confirm the 17th homicide of 2020 after a 42-year-old male succumbed to his injuries sustained on December 13.

On Sunday, December 13, 2020, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Hamilton Police received a 9-1-1 call for reports of a male being stabbed by unknown suspect(s) in the area of East 27th Street and Concession Street in Hamilton. Police responded and located the 42-year-old male suffering from serious injuries. The male victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital in life-threatening condition.

The 42-year-old male victim has been identified as Michael White of Hamilton. Michael has been a life-long resident of Hamilton. He is deeply missed by his family and friends. His family are requesting privacy at this time as they grieve the loss of their son, father and grandfather. Michael was a father of two children ages 24 and 16 and grandfather to a 2-year-old grandson and a 3-year-old granddaughter.

The homicide investigation is ongoing and detectives continue to review video and conduct interviews. The suspects were last seen travelling southbound from the crime scene in a blue or dark coloured SUV-style vehicle described as a blue Kia cube. Investigators have since located and seized a Kia motor vehicle believed to be involved in this homicide.

Police are searching for the following suspects:

  • Male, medium complexion, 20 - 30-years-of-age
  • Male, medium to dark complexion, unknown age range  

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Geoff Burbidge 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.