Windsor police have launched a homicide investigation on Moy Avenue.

On Friday around 10:45 a.m., patrol officers responded to a residence located in the 600 block of Moy Avenue for a report of a deceased person.

Attending officers located a dead woman, and say the circumstances surrounding the death were deemed suspicious.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Branch attended the residence and continued the investigation and obtained a search warrant for the home. 

The scene was processed by members of the Forensic Identification Unit and has since been released.

An autopsy was performed on the woman.

Through investigation, the case was classified as a homicide and a man was identified as a suspect. 

On Monday, the suspect was arrested without incident.

Investigators say they are satisfied the suspect and the victim were known to one another.

But no other information is being released, including the name of the victim and suspect. 

Police say more information will be released once formal charges are filed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), or online at

This is the fourth homicide investigation of 2019.

Alexander Mackenzie, 33, of Windsor, was charged with first degree murder last month in the death of a 64-year-old unidentified woman on Mill Street.

Two parents – a 27-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man – were charged in early June after the death of their baby. The family lived in a home in the 100 block of McKay Street.

Gerardine Butterfield, 63, was also found dead in her apartment at 591 Wellington Ave. in May. There are no suspects in that investigation.