UPDATE: Male Wanted For First Degree Murder in East End Homicide


The Hamilton Police Major Crime Unit has issued a warrant for the arrest of a 40-year-old man of Hamilton.

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 9:46a.m., Christopher La Rose was stabbed during an altercation at a motel on Queenston Road in the City of Hamilton. La Rose was found a short distance away and died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

Hamilton Police have now issued a warrant for the arrest of 40-year-old, Myles Blackburn of Hamilton for First Degree Murder. Blackburn is described as being 6’4” and approximately 190 lbs. The weapon used in this attack has not been recovered and Blackburn should be considered dangerous. If seen, members of the public are encouraged not to approach him and call 911 immediately.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Andrew Coughlan by calling 905-546-3874.

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