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Brothers charged with first-degree murder in fatal Guelph stabbing

Brothers Aidan and Angus Kee have been charged with first-degree murder.
Brothers Aidan and Angus Kee have been charged with first-degree murder. Instagram

Guelph police say two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder after a 27-year-old man was stabbed in the city’s downtown core on Saturday.

Police said there was a confrontation outside of Tony’s Billiards on MacDonell Street just before 2 a.m. that ended with a man being stabbed.

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The victim later died in hospital and has been identified as Nick Tanti of Guelph.

Police arrested a 22-year-old and a 26-year-old a few minutes after the incident and charged them both with first-degree murder.

Aidan and Angus Kee made brief court appearances on Monday and will return to court on March 16.

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Guelph police said all three were known to one another.

“This was an isolated incident that does not pose any risk to community safety,” police said in a news release.

Police said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7131. Anonymous information can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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This is the second murder investigation in Guelph in 2020 after not seeing one since July 2017.

Mario Ruffolo was murdered while working as a security guard Guelph Central Station on Jan. 15. Police arrested 21-year-old Jordan Langelier and charged him second-degree murder.

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