Investigation launched into ‘suspicious death,’ Woodstock, Ont. police say

Woodstock police cruiser.
Woodstock police cruiser. 980 CFPL File Photo

Police in Woodstock, Ont., say a suspect is in custody in regards to a “suspicious death” investigation in the city early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to the area of Fyfe Avenue in south Woodstock around 2:20 a.m. for a reported dispute, police said in a statement.
59-year-old victim was transported to hospital for multiple stab wounds and was later pronounced dead, police said in an update.
“A suspicious death investigation has been initiated in relation to this report,” police said.

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Few other details have been released by police.

A heavy police presence is expected through the morning and into the afternoon for the investigation, they said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.


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