Hamilton Homicide 4 – Craig Brooks charged with the murder of Antonio (Anthony) Beltrano

The 2023 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here

Hamilton Police responded to a 911 call for an assault in progress in the area of J.C Beemer Park on June 22nd at around 9:30pm.

Police arrived and began life-saving measures for the 45-year-old Antonio (Anthony) Beltrano, pictured below. The victim was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect had fled prior to police arrival, however, Police arrested Craig Brooks within an hour of the incident in the area of King Street East and Emerald Street South. Brooks was originally charged with Aggravated Assault, Police said he is now facing a charge of second degree murder.

Police continue to appeal for more witnesses. If you have any information, please contact Detective Trevor Bland at 905-546-4921 or tbland@hamiltonpolice.ca.