Sudden Death Investigation Deemed Homicide

Hamilton Police have charged two individuals in the death of a 47-year-old male from an incident in October.

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, Hamilton Police and Hamilton Paramedic Service responded to 2130 King St E for an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, Hamilton Paramedic Service found 47-year-old Jacob Ardagna inside an apartment. Hamilton Paramedics conducted life saving measures but were unable to revive him and he was pronounced deceased.

Hamilton Police began an investigation and found the male had several visible injuries to his body and there were signs of a disturbance inside the apartment. The Major Crime Unit was called in to assist with the investigation.

As a result, it was recently confirmed that Jacob died from an injury and the death deemed a homicide.

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Hamilton Police arrested two individuals for second degree murder.

  • Ryan Cannon, 27-years-of-age, from Hamilton

Second Degree Murder

  • Victoria Rolfe, 25-years-of-age, from Hamilton

Second Degree Murder

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Daryl Reid at 905-546-3825.

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