Update: Michael Castiglione charged with murder – Hamilton police investigate the death of Jason Gallant at Pier 4 Park

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Hamilton police responded to the report of an unresponsive man in the north end of the park near the Leander Boat Club. The man was located by a woman who was walking her dog around 8 a.m on April 2nd.

Police arrived to find the deceased man who has since been identified as, Jason Gallant, a 50-year-old man from the Hamilton area.  

The Homicide Unit is investigating as the death has been deemed suspicious. An autopsy is expected to take place within the next two days. 

Update: On April 18th police executed two search warrants in Hamilton in connection to the investigation.    Michael Castiglione, 36, of Hamilton, has been charged with second-degree murder.      

Police are not seeking additional suspects or involved vehicles and believe the incident was isolated, as the deceased and the accused, were known to each other. 

If you have any information to provide regarding the investigation, please contact Detective Constable Lindsay Filice of the Homicide Unit at 905-546-2288.