Boy, 16, dies following family gathering stabbing in Hamilton


Published July 3, 2023 at 9:57 am

A 22-year-old man allegedly stabbed and killed his 16-year-old relative at a family gathering on Hamilton’s east Mountain.

Police said the victim was brought to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. On Sunday (July 2), police were called to respond to the incident at a home on Cadham Boulevard just after 10 p.m.

Just after 10 a.m. today (July 3), Hamilton police confirmed the 22-year-old suspect was in custody.

His name can’t be released until the charges are presented in court.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Girgenti at 905-546-3874.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit an anonymous tip at


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