Male Charged in Downtown Homicide

Hamilton Police have charged a 25-year-old Hamilton man with Second Degree Murder following a stabbing in downtown yesterday.

On the morning of Monday, November 27, Hamilton Police responded to reports of a stabbing in the area of Park Avenue North and York Boulevard, arriving at the scene shortly after 8:30 a.m. 

Following police response to the incident,  Nathan Kanis-Lynch, a 25-year-old individual, was subsequently arrested and charged with the second-degree murder of a 52-year-old man from Hamilton. Mr. Kanis-Lynch remains in custody.

To respect the privacy of the victim and their family, no information about the deceased will be disclosed at this time.

Hamilton Police extends its gratitude to the public for their invaluable assistance in this ongoing investigation. The cooperation and support from the community are instrumental in the pursuit of justice.

Anyone with information on this murder is asked to contact Detective Trevor Bland of the Homicide Unit at 905-546-4921.
For those who wish to provide information anonymously, please consider reaching out to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at Crime Stoppers Hamilton's Website.