Burlington man arrested after deceased woman found in apartment


Published January 13, 2023 at 11:32 pm

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A 70-year-old Burlington man has been arrested following the discovery of a dead woman in an apartment Friday morning.

Halton police were called at around 11:30 a.m. to a residence at 695 Regency Ct., an apartment building just south of Burlington Shopping Centre. The call said there was an unconscious female in the unit.

Officers located the female victim in her residence who was determined to be deceased.

While conducting this investigation, police arrested a 70-year-old male in relation to this incident. This individual was taken into custody and charges are pending.

The Halton Regional Police Homicide Unit has taken carriage of the investigation and police said an update with additional details will follow at a later date.

This incident was isolated to the apartment unit, police are not looking for additional suspects, and there is no related threat to public safety.

At the request of the victim’s family, police will not be releasing the name of the deceased female.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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