One man is dead and another is in custody after a deadly fight in Kitchener’s Victoria Hills neighbourhood Sunday afternoon.
In a media release, Waterloo regional police said an altercation started inside a house at around 4:45 p.m. on Mooregate Crescent. It then spilled out onto the street where a 37-year-old man was stabbed.
The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police arrested a 43-year-old man and charged him with first-degree murder.
“The victim and accused were known to each other,” police said in a news release.
There will be an increased police presence on Mooregate Crescent and surrounding area while investigators process the scene and speak to witnesses.
Investigators from Major Crime, General Investigations, Forensic Identification and Special Response Officers are in the preliminary stages of this investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call to Major Crime at 519-653-7700 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.