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Police arrest Kitchener man in connection to Umutoniwasi killing

A Waterloo police van sits in front of a home on Pearl Place in Kitchener.
A Waterloo police van sits in front of a home on Pearl Place in Kitchener. Global News

Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a Kitchener man in connection to a homicide that occurred downtown last August.

A concerned neighbour asked police to check on Yvonne Umutoniwasi at a home on Pearl Place at around 2:15 p.m. on August 12.

Police then entered the home to find the 28-year-old’s body inside.

READ MORE: Yvonne Umutoniwasi identified as deceased in downtown Kitchener suspicious death case

They say they arrested the man on Wednesday and charged him with second-degree murder, indignity to a body and breach of probation.

Police continue to provide few details from the case.

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