Police Investigate Altercation Resulting in Death of Male in Kitchener

For Immediate Release: August 27, 2017

Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police are currently investigating an altercation between two men, resulting in the death of a male. The incident occurred today on Mooregate Crescent, Kitchener at approximately 4:45 p.m. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators from Major Crime, General Investigations, Forensic Identification and Special Response Officers are in the preliminary stages of this investigation.

One male has been arrested and police believe there is no risk to public safety.

Details pertaining to the names of the individuals involved are unavailable as proper notifications need to be made.

There will be an increased police presence on Mooregate Crescent and surrounding area, as investigators process evidence and speak to witnesses.

More information will be provided when available.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Major Crime at 519-653-7700 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.

Media Contacts:

Inspector Mike Haffner, Executive Officer
519-653-7700 ext. 8713 | Michael.Haffner@wrps.on.ca

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