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Brantford teenager charged with first degree murder in father’s death: police

A 19-year-old Brantford man has been charged with first degree murder in the death of his father. Don Mitchell / Global News

Brantford police have now revealed the victim of a homicide in the city was the father of the accused.

Investigators have charged 19-year-old Malcolm MacNeil with first degree murder in the death of his father Donald MacNeil.

The 54-year-old MacNeil was found with multiple stab wounds in a home on Wayne Drive on Tuesday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The teenager was arrested around midnight Tuesday morning by Perth County OPP during a traffic stop.

Brantford police say their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident continues.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.

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Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brantford-Brant Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

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