Waterloo Regional Police Continue to Investigate Homicide in Cambridge

Posted on Monday February 04, 2019


Waterloo Region, Ontario Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred in Cambridge on January 31, 2019.

Police responded to a residence on Southwood Drive in Cambridge around 6:25 a.m. for a report of an injured male. Upon arrival, police located a male suffering from serious injuries. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The deceased has been identified as Kurt McKechnie, 56, from Cambridge.

A post-mortem examination has determined that Mr. McKechnie died from gunshot wounds.  

Four people were seen leaving the area at the time of the incident.

Police believe the victim and the suspects are known to each other and that this is a targeted incident.

Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call police 519-570-9777 ext. 8309 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Media Inquiries:

Cherri Greeno

Media Relations Coordinator

Executive Branch

Waterloo Regional Police Service

519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8773


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