DRPS Investigating Homicide In Whitby

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

DRPS sent out this release on Saturday evening:

A Whitby man has been arrested in connection with a homicide investigation in Whitby.

29 year old Matthew Coussons of Whitby has been charged with Second Degree Murder. There are no other suspects in this case.

The name of the victim, a 25-year-old Whitby female, is not being released at this time.

Members of the Homicide Unit and the Forensic Identification Unit remain on scene today.

On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at approximately 10:00 a.m., a Coussons attended the front desk of Central East Division on Centre Street in Oshawa indicating something happened to his girlfriend.  Officers attended a residence on Eric Clarke Drive in Whitby and discovered the body of a 25-year-old female with obvious signs of trauma.

This is Durham Region’s third homicide of 2016.

Further updates will be provided as the investigation continues. There are no other suspects in this investigation.


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