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Friday, June 21, 2024
UPDATED: Suspicious death in downtown St. Catharines

UPDATE: Police have charged a man with second degree murder in connection with a suspicious death in downtown St. Catharines on Friday.

The victim was identified as 60-year-old Glenn Joseph Hewer of St. Catharines.

Charged is 36-year-old Shaun Joseph Fitzsimons of St. Catharines.

Fitzsimons was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines.

ORIGINAL: Police are investigating a “suspicious death” in St. Catharines after a man died in hospital this morning.

A member of the public found the man lying injured on the ground on Queen St., between Calvin and Church streets at around 1:21 a.m.

Police will be conducting ground searches and canvassing of the area.

The identity of the man has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at, 905.688.4111 ext. 4322.

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