Durham Police identify the man killed in Oshawa January 3, the Region’s first murder of 2022
Published January 6, 2022 at 3:34 pm
Police have identified the victim of Durham’s first murder of 2022 who was found dead in Oshawa on Monday suffering “obvious signs of trauma.”
Saeid Mabrok Saeed Salem, 20, of Ottawa was found on Madison Avenue, a few blocks north of the Oshawa Centre, shortly after 11 p.m. January 3. Salem was rushed to a local hospital, but succumbed to his injuries.
Members of @DRPSCEDiv responded to a shooting on Madison Ave in Oshawa. Male party found with life threatening injuries. He was rushed to a local hospital but pronounced dead. Homicide investigators are heading to the scene. Expect delays in this area. More to follow pic.twitter.com/9mjWld8Xp9
— Durham Regional Police (@DRPS) January 4, 2022
The police announcement on Twitter, made as homicide detectives were en route to the scene, initially reported Salem had been shot, but a later statement from DRPS said he suffered unspecified, “obvious signs of trauma.”
Police have not released a suspect description.
Anyone with information on the case can call Det. Thorne at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5223 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Photo by Colin Williamson
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