Hamilton Police investigate ‘suspicious death’ near Redeemer University


Published January 18, 2023 at 11:34 am

The Hamilton Police Service taped off a large section near Redeemer University in Ancaster Wednesday morning after a “suspicious death” investigation.

At around 7 a.m., police said an individual was transported to hospital in critical condition. An update just after 12 p.m. revealed the individual died of their injuries.

The circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated.


Witnesses say the Hamilton Police K9 Unit was also in the area, typically indicating a search.

Police added there was no concern for public safety.

Garner Rd., between Southcote Rd. and Redeemer University’s private road, has been closed since around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Kitty Murray Ln. is also closed from Emick Dr. to Garner.

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Police are asking residents and motorists to check surveillance footage from the area for suspicious activity between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m.

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