Chatham-Kent police arrest suspect wanted for first-degree murder
St. George Street between Park Avenue East and St. Patrick Street closed as members of the Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Unit investigate a homicide. (Chris Campbell, CTV Windsor)
CHATHAM-KENT, ONT. -- Chatham-Kent Police have arrested a suspect wanted for first-degree murder.
Officials say officers were called to a disturbance on St. George Street near Park Avenue East around 4 p.m. Thursday after an altercation broke out between several men, all known to each other.
A 35-year-old Chatham man was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.
Early Saturday morning, police located the suspect, Kyle Samko, 26, in Sarnia.
He was arrested without incident and charged with first-degree murder. He appeared in bail court Saturday and remanded into custody. He will appear in court June 10.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cole Abbott at email@example.com or 519-380-6024. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.