19 year old facing second degree murder charges in relation to the death of his father in Brantford

Brantford police responded to report of a deceased male at a home on Roy Boulevard, May 3rd at approximately 2:00am.

Police arrived to find a 52 year old man dead at the scene, and a 19 year old male was arrested. The victim has been identified as the father of the accused. The Brantford Police Service will not be releasing the identity of the victim as requested by the family.

The accused has been charged Second Degree Murder and Breach of Probation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-756-0113 x2265

Jeffrey Ronald Maxner shot to death in Brantford

Brantford Police responded to the Brantford General Hospital on report of an adult male who had suffered life threatening gunshot injuries on January 1, at approximately 5:35pm..

The victim, Jeffrey Ronald Maxner, 34, died of a gunshot wound in hospital. Police believe the shooting that happened in the area of St Paul Ave and Terrace Hill Street was targeted.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Amber Jackson of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 extension 2271

42 year old woman dies from a domestic related stabbing in Brantford

Brantford Police responded to a report of an injured 42 year old woman who had been stabbed in a home on Sheridan Street on December 7th at approximately 9:39pm.

The victim was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries. A 24 year old woman was arrested at the scene, she is facing charges of second degree murder, assault, assault of a peace officer and fail to comply with undertaking X4.

Police say the incident is domestic related and they will not be releasing the name of the accused.

Brantford man charged with manslaughter in drug related death

Brantford police and paramedics responded to an address on Nelson Street to assist with a suspected drug overdose on September 1st at approximately 8:00pm.

A 46 year old man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on September 4th.

Andrew Earl Allison 34 has been arrested and charged with manslaughter, Trafficking a substance (powder cocaine), and Trafficking a substance (powder fentanyl).

It is alleged that the accused trafficked powdered fentanyl and powdered cocaine to the victim.

Update: Four people facing charges in the disappearance of Douglas Hill

Douglas Hill, 48, has not been seen since the morning of June 24, and police say he was murdered, though police have yet to locate the body.

A 17 year old girl was arrested on July 12th, and is facing a charge of second degree murder. A 35 year old woman from Brantford has also been charged on one count of being an accessory to murder after the fact.

Police are asking for help from the public in locating Douglas Hill of Brantford. Hill has been described as follows:
– Indigenous
– 5’5″ 167 lbs
– Long Dark Hair
– Thin Build
– A tattoo of a feather on his right cheek

Update: Police say four people are facing charges in the disapparance of Douglas Hill. Holly Martin, 35, of Brantford, and Lori Anne Staats, 24, of Six Nations are facing accessory after the fact charges. A 17 year old female is facing a second degree murder charge. Most recently Nicholas Joel Shipman, 34, of Ohsweken was arrested August 1st  and charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Six Nations Police at 519-445-2811

Tara Lynn Koiter charged with second degree murder after John Liggins stabbing

Brantford police responded to a call of a domestic disturbance in a townhouse complex on Sympatica Crescent at around 3am on February 6th.

Officers found John Liggins 44, suffering from a stab wound in the home. He was rushed to Brantford hospital where he died of his injuries.

Tara Lynn Koiter 32, the victim’s common law partner of 6 years, was arrested at the scene, and has since been charged with second degree murder.