Waterloo Regional Police Arrest Male in Connection to Kitchener Homicide

Posted on Wednesday April 03, 2019

Waterloo Region, Ontario Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a Kitchener male in connection to the death of Yvonne Umutoniwasi.

Yvonne Umutoniwasi, 28, of Kitchener, was found deceased inside a residence on Pearl Place in Kitchener on August 12, 2018.

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Major Crime Unit, with assistance from members of our Community Oriented Response Enforcement (CORE) team, arrested a 31-year-old male in connection to the homicide.

He has been charged with one count of Second Degree Murder, one count of Indignity to a Body and one count of Breach of Probation.

More information will be released when available.

Media Inquiries:

Cherri Greeno

Media Relations Coordinator

Executive Branch

Waterloo Regional Police Service

519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8773


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