Man charged in connection with fatal hit-and-run in Kitchener in February: police

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Waterloo Regional Police say a man has turned himself in in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Kitchener earlier this year.

Police say a 33-year-old Waterloo man has been charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death and obstructing police.

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“We have arrested the person we feel is responsible for the man’s death,” Const. Andre Johnson said.

He is scheduled to appear in a Kitchener courtroom on Tuesday.

The body of a 40-year-old man was found in the area of Highland Road West and Ira Needles Boulevard late on the morning of Feb. 3, police announced at the time.

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After investigating, they stated that the man was likely struck by a vehicle sometime overnight and that the driver did not stop.

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Ten days later, police seized a 2009 Cadillac CTS from a home in Waterloo.

In May, police announced they had arrested three people who allegedly interfered with their investigation.

A 65-year-old man, a 66-year-old woman and a 36-year-old woman, all from Waterloo, have been charged with accessory after the fact. The man and the 36-year-old woman are also facing obstruction of justice charges.

Upon announcing the arrests, police said they had identified a suspect who they were working to arrest in connection with the incident.

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