Hamilton Homicide 6 – 16-year-old fatally stabbed at a family gathering on the East Mountain

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Hamilton Police were called to a residence on Cadham Boulevard just after 10:00 p.m on July 2nd.

On arrival police and paramedics located a 16-year-old male suffering from stabbing injuries.

The victim’s family has asked for privacy. They do not wish to release the name of their son at this time and Hamilton Police will respect their wishes.

The victim was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators began the search for the suspect and on July 3rd at 10:05am Hamilton Police confirmed 22-year-old Laureano Bistoyong, the victim’s cousin, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Girgenti at 905-546-3874.