Ontario man wanted in killing of his father possibly driving rental: police

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Son facing first-degree murder charges in Stoney Creek homicide
WATCH: A 22-year-old Hamilton resident, Sukhraj Cheema-Singh is facing first-degree murder charges in the homicide of Kuldip Singh. Ahmar Khan reports – Feb 11, 2024

Police are investigating the death of a man in Upper Stoney Creek., and the suspect has been identified as being the victim’s son.

Hamilton Police say they were called to a home near the intersection of Mud Street and Trafalgar Drive at 7:42 p.m. Saturday evening.

Once on scene, first responders say they found a 56-year-old man with severe injuries. The victim was taken to hospital where he died.

Witnesses within the home have told investigators someone fled in a dark-coloured SUV immediately after the altercation.

The dead man has been identified as Kuldip Singh, and police say they are searching for the suspect who has also been identified as his son, 22-year-old, Sukhraj Cheema-Singh.

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Cheema-Singh is wanted for first-degree murder and considered armed and dangerous, as “the weapon used has not been recovered,” according to police.

The suspect is believed to be driving a dark blue Ford Edge SUV with a Quebec licence plate, last seen travelling northbound on Trafalgar towards Mud Street.

Detectives says the vehicle is an Enterprise Rental Car.

An official with Hamilton police said the suspect is “known to police.”

Officers are appealing for witnesses and video. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Lisa Chambers at 905-546-3843.

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