94-Year-Old Man Charged With Wife’s Murder In Wallaceburg

Monday December 28th, 2020

Posted at 8:26pm


A 94-year-old man has been charged after his wife passed away.

Chatham-Kent Police say that on December 26th, 2020, at approximately 3:30 am, they responded to a sudden death at a residence on Margaret Avenue in Wallaceburg.

Upon arrival, officers located an 89-year-old woman in the residence with vital signs absent. Despite life-saving efforts, the woman was pronounced deceased at the residence.

Through investigation, officers determined that the woman’s death was a homicide. Her husband, a 94-year-old man, was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

He has been remanded into custody pending a future court date.

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