A suspect wanted after a fatal stabbing in Whitby was arrested overnight in a Kawartha Lakes trailer park, police say.
Durham Regional Police said officers were called to Regatta Crescent in southern Whitby just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for a stabbing.
A 44-year-old man was found with life-threatening injuries.
He was rushed to a Toronto-area trauma centre where he died.
Police called the stabbing “domestic-related.”
Man dead after ‘domestic-related’ stabbing in Whitby: police
Police said Thursday that the suspect fled in a vehicle but was later located at a trailer park in Kirkfield in the City of Kawartha Lakes.
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With help from the Durham police Air1 helicopter and the Ontario Provincial Police, the suspect was arrested “without incident,” police said.
Whitby resident Zachary Gibson, 41, was charged with first-degree murder.
The stabbing marks Durham Region’s 10th homicide of the year.
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