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Halton police set to provide update in Oakville homicide probe

Chief Stephen Tanner with Halton police and Supt. Kevin Maher will hold the news conference at police headquarters at 10 a.m.
Chief Stephen Tanner with Halton police and Supt. Kevin Maher will hold the news conference at police headquarters at 10 a.m. Halton Regional Police Service

Halton Regional Police have called a news conference for Friday morning to provide an update on their investigation into a homicide over the summer.

Police were called Aug. 24 about a man found lying on a sidewalk in the area of Allan and Church streets, just north of Lake Shore Road East, with obvious injuries to his chest.

READ MORE: 91-year-old man found dead in Oakville was the victim of a homicide: police

Investigators say 91-year-old Edmund Ferrari died at the scene.

At the time, detectives had said they wanted to speak with a man who was seen leaving the area at the time of the incident in a newer-model, black, four-door Volkswagen Golf.

READ MORE: Police release footage of vehicle of interest in suspicious death of 91-year-old man from Oakville

Chief Stephen Tanner with Halton police and Supt. Kevin Maher will hold the news conference at police headquarters at 10 a.m.

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