Durham Regional Police issue a warrant for the arrest of Adam Odette, in relation to the Oshawa homicide of Katie Kainz

The 2023 Oshawa Homicide Victim List is available here

DRP responded to an address on Simcoe Street, Oshawa for reports of an armed person on March 12th at approximately 4:00 a.m.

Police arrived on scene and located two adult females suffering from stab wounds. Both victims were rushed to hospital where One woman died of her injuries.

As a result of the investigation police have issued a warrant for the arrest of 37-year-old Adam Odette. He is wanted for second degree murder.

Photo: DRP

Police are advising ODETTE to contact counsel and turn himself into police.  Anyone who is found to be assisting ODETTE to evade police is guilty of an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada and will be prosecuted to the full extent. Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Thorne of the Major Crimes Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5223.