UPDATE: 646 Main Street Stabbing Victim Dies
Hamilton Police are investigating Hamilton's second homicide of the year after 30-year-old Simon "Tommy" Hoang died in hospital as a result of his stabbing injuries from an incident on February 10, 2021.
Jason Anthony Long (27) and Madelene Peternel (33) were initially charged with Tommy Hoang’s Attempted Murder and remain in custody. The Crown has been notified of Tommy’s death and both Long and Peternel will now face the charge of First Degree Murder.
Jamie Lee McMaster (30) of Hamilton was arrested and charged with Accessory After the Fact for her role in assisting Jason Long to evade his arrest. She has also been remanded into custody.
Investigators are still looking to identify the third person who was directly involved in the act of attacking Tommy. He is described as male, white, 6’0 plus, athletic-looking build and may have a British accent.
Jewellery stolen from Tommy Hoang during this incident is still outstanding. Anyone who received or purchased any items from Jason Long, or anyone associated with him, between February 10 -23, is encouraged to contact police.
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 of the Major Crime Unit by calling 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