Hamilton police make arrest following Sunday’s murder of Brampton man


Published July 21, 2021 at 11:49 am


Hamilton police have made an arrest following the murder of a Brampton man Sunday.

Myles Blackburn has been arrested for the alleged murder of Christopher La Rose.

On the morning of Sunday, July 18, La Rose was stabbed during an altercation at a motel on Queenston Rd. in Hamilton. La Rose was found a short distance away and died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

A warrant for the arrest of Blackburn was issued yesterday for first-degree murder.

Blackburn, who was arrested in the area of Ferguson Ave. S. and Young St. will appear in court today.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Andrew Coughlan at 905-546-3874.

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