Police identify and arrest suspect in fatal Niagara Falls stabbing
Published September 8, 2023 at 12:59 pm
The suspect wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing in Niagara Falls has turned himself in to police.
Niagara police say that 31-year-old Kitchener man Devon Keener turned himself in at a police station on Sept. 7. He has been charged with one count of second-degree murder.
According to officers, the suspect was involved in a stabbing incident on Victoria Avenue between Morrison Street and Simcoe Street in Niagara Falls just before 3 a.m. on Sept. 6.
Police believe the stabbing escalated from a fight between a group of people.
At the request of the victim’s family, no information regarding the deceased will be released by police.
The suspect was held in custody for a video bail hearing on Sept. 8.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the investigating officers by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009124.
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