86 year old Lawton Wallace charged with first-degree murder in relation to the death of his wife

Mississauga emergency services responded to a call in regards to an elderly woman who found deceased by a care provider in a residence on Kaneff Crescent on August 18th.

The victim, 81-year-old Marion Wallace was pronounced deceased at the scene. The cause of death has not been released.

Lawton Wallace, 86, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Lawton Wallace is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing scheduled for August 19, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Brampton.

Police said the victim and the accused were married at the time of the incident.

The 2020 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here