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Homicide InvestigationWarning - this news article expired on 2019-03-20. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Homicide Investigation Underway in Belleville – Arrest Made

Belleville Ontario - On the 20th day of February 2019 in the early afternoon, police responded with Paramedics and Fire personnel to a report of a male who had been injured following an altercation and was in medical distress.

Police attended the Murney Street address and were directed to an adult male who was absent any vital signs. With the assistance of witness’s, police were quickly able to locate a suspect who was still in the area and police made an arrest without incident. The victim unfortunately succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

One adult male is in custody. The investigation has been taken over by Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Branch with the assistance of Forensic Identification Services.

At this time police have no reason to believe there is any further threat to community safety.

No further details will be released at this time pending the notification of next of kin of the deceased, as well as further investigation into the person in custody.