Man killed while attempting to aid a young female involved in a violent altercation with a man

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South Simcoe police discovered a male in distress on Holland Street West in the area of Deer Run Crescent in Bradford on September 4th at approximately 4:30 a.m.

Police said the victim was suffering from a fatal injury and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim’s Identity and cause of death have not been released at this time.

Investigators said in a press release that their “initial investigation has determined the deceased man came to the aid of a young female involved in a violent altercation with the accused on Holland Street West. The female was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released.”

A male suspect later surrendered to police and there is no threat to public safety. The accused has been taken into custody on a charge of second-degree murder and is being held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information relating to this occurrence is asked to contact Detective Constable Shawn Strilec at 905-775-3311, extension #1059, or Crime Stoppers.