Homicide Accused Arrested for Breaching Conditions

Hamilton Police have arrested an accused in the Tyler Pratt homicide after she breached her court order by not complying with the conditions of her release. 

On February 28, 2021, the Hamilton Police Service responded to a shooting that occurred in the area of 347 Arvin Avenue, Stoney Creek.  A 26-year-old female was located suffering from serious injuries and transported to hospital, while 39-year-old Tyler Pratt was found deceased at the location. The female victim survived her injuries. 

Oliver Karafa and Yun (Lucy) Li were identified as suspects in the investigation and arrested in Budapest, Hungary in June 2021 for the murder of Tyler Pratt and attempted murder of the female victim.  

Li was granted bail in January 2022, while Karafa has remained in custody since his arrest.  

On May 29, 2023, Li was arrested for Breach of a Court Order x2.  An investigation conducted by the Hamilton Police Service Homicide Unit revealed that on May 22, 2023, Li failed to comply with distinct conditions of her release that resulted in her arrest. She will be held pending a bail hearing.