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1 man arrested, 1 wanted for second degree murder: London police

Jonathon Christopher Ysebaert, 27, of London, is wanted by police. supplied by the London Police Service

UPDATE: On Friday, London police confirmed Ysebaert had been located and arrested in Mitchell, Ont., on April 8.

London police say one suspect is in custody and another is wanted by police in connection with a homicide investigation.

Police say a London man, 28, was inside a residence on Hilton Place, southwest of Dundas Street and Clarke Road, when an altercation occurred around 9 p.m. Monday.

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The victim was assaulted and stabbed, police say, and transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital, police say.

On Tuesday afternoon, police identified the victim as Alex Eduardo Pacheco.

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Jonathon Christopher Ysebaert, 27, of London, has yet to be located, police say, but has been charged by way of warrant of arrest for second degree murder.

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A second man, identified as Jessie Aaron McConnell, 26, of London, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in connection with the case, police said.

Previously, McConnell was charged and pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in connection with the brutal 2017 assault of local convenience store owner Rajaie Elshorafa.

He was given 29.5 months in prison in addition to time already served in July of 2018.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident or with information about Ysebaert’s whereabouts to call them at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The investigation is ongoing.

— with files from Global News’ Jake Jeffrey.

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