Durham Region police investigate the fatal stabbing of a man at King’s Castle Bar and Grill in Ajax

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Durham Region police were called to the King’s Castle Bar and Grill on Saturday October 15, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m on the report of a stabbing.

Police learned that two men were involved in an altercation outside of the bar. During the altercation, one of the males pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said they have identified a suspect and the investigation is continuing. The identity of the victim will not be released at the request of the family.

Right after the stabbing, a person was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot. The victim was rushed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators are looking for anyone with information to come forward, and anyone that was at the bar or who may have video footage of the incident.  Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Mamers of the Major Crimes Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5247. 

Update October 16th
Chard PATRICK, age 33, of Ajax has been charged with Second Degree Murder. PATRICK was the person struck by a vehicle in the same parking lot following the stabbing.  He remains in hospital in stable condition.