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Hamilton man charged with second degree murder in stabbing of parents

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Hamilton man charged with second degree murder in stabbing of parents

Charges have been laid following Hamilton’s 15th homicide of the year.

Around 12:40 p.m. on Friday, November 13, police responded to a domestic disturbance between a couple and their son at a residence in the area of Upper Paradise and Bendamere Avenue on Hamilton’s west mountain.

Officers arrived at the scene and found Catherine Ambrose and Peter Ambrose, both 63, suffering from stab wounds.

“The male suspect then exited the residence armed with a knife and ran at officers. Hamilton Police discharged both a CEW and firearm before arresting the male,” said police. “The male was not injured.”

Catherine was taken to hospital and later succumbed to her injuries. Peter sustained serious injuries and is recovering.

30 year old Devon Ambrose has been charged with second degree murder, aggravated assault, and two counts of assaulting a peace officer with a weapon.

Anyone with further information related to this incident is asked to contact police at 905-546-3827.

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