Hamilton homicide #2 – Stanley Gordon Waite found murdered in a tent near the rail tracks 

The Hamilton 2022 Homicide Victim List is available here

Hamilton police responded to the report of a possible homicide of a man who was located in a tent near the rail tracks in the area of Lottridge Street and Landsdowne Avenue. on July 11th .

Police and paramedics arrived to find 32-year-old Stanley Gordon Waite from Hamilton deceased. An autopsy will be performed on July 12th at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto. The manner of death is not being released, however, police said it is the city’s second homicide of the year.

Stanley Gordon Waite

Hamilton police arrested Devon Pastoric, 32, from the Hamilton area, and charged him with second degree murder.

Anyone who may have been in the area over the weekend or has information related to this investigation, are encouraged to contact Detective Nesreen Shawihat at 905-546-4863.