Suspect in Custody – Oakville police investigating a homicide of Robert Smith, on Marine Drive

Halton police responded to a 911 report of an altercation between two men at a Marine Drive apartment building on August 25th at approximately 8:11pm. 

Police arrived to find 74-year-old Robert Smith, who had suffered obvious signs of trauma. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. 40-year-old Brett Smith. was arrested at the scene and is expected to appear in court on August 26th. Police said the victim was the son of the suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776