UPDATE: Second suspect arrested in fatal stabbing on Hamilton mountain

An 18-year-old man is in custody after confessing to being responsible for the stabbing death of a 17-year-old. Jeremy Cohn / Global News

Two suspects will appear in court Monday to face charges of manslaughter and assault with a weapon.

Dawson Farr, 18, and an unnamed 27-year-old were arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing on the central Hamilton mountain.

Police and paramedics were called to a plaza across from Lime Ridge Mall on Friday afternoon, where they found a teenage boy and a young man suffering from stab wounds.

Both were taken to hospital, where one of them later died from his injuries.

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Police have identified the deceased victim as Joshua Leo, 17, of Hamilton.

On Saturday, a search warrant was issued for a home on the mountain, and police seized a vehicle believed to be the getaway car for forensic processing.

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Officers interviewed the driver of the car, who will not face any charges in relation to the incident.

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At around 11 p.m. Saturday, police say an 18-year-old man turned himself in and confessed to being responsible for Leo’s death. Police say the 27-year-old suspect was arrested without incident.

Hamilton police are still working to identify and locate a third suspect in the investigation.

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