Second-degree murder charge laid following weekend stabbings: London police – About Your Online Magazine


A 22-year-old Londoner has been charged with a pair of stabbings on Saturday morning near Western University, one of them fatal.



a stop sign at the side of a road: police cordoned off a house near Richmond Street and Epworth Avenue after a report of stabbing.


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Police cordoned off a house near Richmond Street and Epworth Avenue after a report of stabbing.

The suspect faces charges of second-degree murder, attempted theft and assault that caused personal injury after the weekend’s incidents.

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Police were called around 9:20 am about a man wounded by a bladed weapon in the area of ​​Patricia Street and Crescent University.

Paramedics transported the man to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said he was later pronounced dead in the hospital.

Earlier that morning, the police responded to a stabbing in the Richmond Street and Epworth Avenue area. The male victim was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said they arrested a male suspect in the area shortly afterwards, and a gun was recovered.

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None of the victims were identified, but the police say none of the victims knew each other.

The accused appeared in court on Sunday and remains in custody.

Paula Fonseca