Hamilton Police Charge Son in City's 15th Homicide

Hamilton Police have charged 30-year-old Devon Ambrose after a domestic incident at a residence on West 31st Street in Hamilton.

On Friday, November 13, 2020, at approximately 12:40 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to a call for a domestic disturbance between a couple and their son. When officers arrived, they found Catherine Ambrose and Peter Ambrose, both 63-years-old, suffering from stab wounds. The male suspect then exited the residence armed with a knife and ran at officers. Hamilton Police discharged both a CEW and firearm before arresting the male. The male was not injured.

Catherine was transported to hospital and later succumbed to her injuries. Peter sustained serious injuries and is recovering.

Devon Ambrose is charged with the following:

  • 2nd Degree Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault Peace Officer with a Weapon (x2)

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective at 905-546-3827.

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