Peel Police investigating a double murder-suicide in Brampton

Peel Regional Police responded to a call for a stabbing on Josephine Court in the City of Brampton on August 16th at approximately 5:44pm. 

Police arrived to find a 53-year-old mother of 4 suffering from severe injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second victim was the victim’s 13-year-old son. The boy was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. 

The 51-year-old man who is the husband and father of the victims fled the scene before taking his own life in the area of Williams Parkway and Highway 410 in Brampton. Police are not releasing the identities to protect the family’s privacy. 

The 2019 Brampton Homicide Victim List is available here.