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Homicide - UPDATE 2 - Sudden death investigation in St. Catharines

Posted on Sunday April 15, 2018

On Sunday April 15th 2018, a male was arrested in relation to the homicide of Glenn Joseph Hewer.
36 year old Shaun Joseph Fitzsimons of the City of St. Catharines is facing the alleged charge of:
- 2nd degree murder
Fitzsimons is being held in custody pending a bail hearing on
Monday April 16, 2018 at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines.
Upon completion of the post mortem examination, the male victim has been identified as 60 year old Glenn Joseph Hewer of the City of St. Catharines.
Next of kin have been notified.  The results of the examination are not being released.
The investigation by the Niagara Regional Police Service is ongoing; anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, ext 4322
ORIGINAL RELEASE Friday April 13, 2018
At approximately 1:21am on Friday April 13, 2018, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) 1 District - St. Catharines uniform officers were called to Queenston Street in St. Catharines (between Calvin Street and Church Street).
A member of the public had been walking in the area when they discovered an injured male lying on the sidewalk.
The male was treated at the scene by paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Service and transported to a local hospital.
The male died at the hospital.
The death is being treated as suspicious by detectives.
Ground searches and canvassing of the neighbourhood will be taking place.
The identity of the deceased has not yet been determined.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the NRPS by calling 905-688-4111, extension 4322.

Incident Number: 2018-31134
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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