Hamilton Police Announce City's First Homicide of 2021

Hamilton Police confirm the City’s first homicide of 2021 after a 35-year-old male was located deceased in his apartment.

On Monday, February 1, 2021, at approximately 9:00 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to a sudden death incident at 94 MacNab Street North.

Upon arrival, the 35-year-old male victim was located deceased in his apartment.

The nature of the death was immediately suspicious and the Major Crime Unit was contacted to investigate.

Hamilton Police Forensics Services attended the address and processed the scene.

It was confirmed that the male was a homicide victim.

Detectives remain on scene and a postmortem is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., this morning.

Currently, there are no witnesses to this murder and the Major Crime Unit continues to investigate throughout the day.

Officers will be in the area canvassing for video. Investigators are asking the public for their assistance in locating any video surveillance dating back to Thursday, January 28, 2021.

Investigators do not believe the victim was murdered in the last 24 hours.

Cause of death is not being released at this time.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective David Brewster at 905-546-4067. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com