Melvin Jn’marie, Hamilton’s first victim of homicide in 2017

Hamilton police responded to report of a disturbance at 210 Parkdale Av N on April 1st at around 3:30pm. Police arrived to find Melvin Jn’marie 40, in the alleyway behind the building, suffering from unspecified injuries.

Jn’marie was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Antonio Sedeno Charles 30, of Brampton, was arrested on April 2nd, and is facing a second degree murder charge in the death of Jn’marie.

It had been 171 days since Hamilton’s last homicide.

The 2016 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here.