Suspect in fatal Whitby stabbing arrested in Kawartha Lakes trailer park: police

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.”

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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.

The scene of the fatal stabbing in Whitby on Thursday.

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