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Friday October 28th, 2016

Posted at 1:42pm

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Melissa Luyten, Dustin Schuh, Daniel Shaw

A Windsor man found beaten in a Windsor apartment has died.

Police say that the 26-year-old victim may have been lured to the rear parking lot of Tim Horton’s located in the 2800 block of Howard Avenue on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 between 8pm and 9pm. There were several people involved in an altercation, both males and females. Detectives believe the victim was forced into the vehicle by the suspects.

He was later found in an apartment on the 600 block of Mill Street severely beaten, hands bounded and suffering from multiple stab wounds and cuts to his body. He remains in hospital in critical condition.

Detectives from the major crime branch began investigating by speaking to the 67-year-old witness who called the police and resides in the apartment. Through the investigation officers found that the witness played a role in the assault and he was subsequently placed under arrest.

Investigators believe the victim was targeted and that it wasn’t a random act. Thy say that there were also number of other suspects identified and believed to be involved in the kidnapping, forcible confinement and assault of the victim.

They also say that the victim was also targeted in a stabbing incident reported on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. In the earlier incident he was found in the area of Glengarry Avenue and Wyandotte Street East at approximately 2:30am, suffering from multiple stab wounds, but he wasn’t cooperative with that investigation.

On Thursday October 27th, 2016 the victim succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

Walter Smith, a 67-year-old male from Windsor is charged with forcible confinement and murder.

Warrants have been issued for three additional suspects.

Dustin Schuh, a 26-year-old male from Windsor is wanted for kidnapping, forcible confinement and murder.

Daniel Shaw, a 38-year-old male from Windsor is wanted for kidnapping, forcible confinement and murder.

Melissa Luyten, a 32-year-old female from Windsor is wanted for kidnapping, forcible confinement and murder.

Police say not to approach the suspects, call police with information.

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