Hamilton Police were called to a home on Birge Street, one block from the Hamilton General Hospital on January 24th. Police and paramedics found the 31 year old Richard Cowder outside on the sidewalk, suffering from a serious stab wound.
The victim was transported to hospital where he passed away a short time after.
Police are awaiting a search warrant to gather more information in this investigation.
Anyone with information about the crime please call Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477.
Police have released some detail about the suspect and ask for the publics help. The man has been described as aboriginal or having a tanned complexion, in his 30s, 5’9″ – 5’10”, slim build with short dark hair. He arrived at the residence on a bicycle which he fled on after the incident.