close

63-year-old stabbed to death trying to stop car theft

Ottaway described the suspects as “black males in their late teens to early 20s, [that] fled the scene in a dark coloured SUV,” reports CTV News.

This article was published more than 1 year ago, information might not be accurate.

Dylan Gibbons Montreal, QC

A father and son duo were viciously stabbed early Friday around 2:20 a.m. when they tried to prevent a group of young men from breaking into cars outside their house on Lanebrook Drive, Brampton.

Regrettably, 63-year-old Glensbert Oliver died from injuries received in the confrontation with the at least five young men trying to steal parked vehicles. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His son was also seriously injured in the confrontation. He was taken to a nearby hospital and later released in stable condition.

“This was a person trying to stop a minor property offence that escalated to the point of becoming a homicide,” Acting Supt. Martin Ottaway said Friday.

“I would not suggest that anyone confront anyone involved in any type of offence like what happened last night,” Ottaway told reporters. “Property can be replaced, lives obviously cannot.”

“There were more than one individual[s] involved in this altercation with the two victims; however, we have yet to identify and get descriptions on these individuals,” says Cst. Danny Marttini.

Ottaway described the suspects as “black males in their late teens to early 20s, [that] fled the scene in a dark coloured SUV,” reports CTV News.

He went on to confirm that another witness, besides the son, exists and that officers are investigating the area for fingerprints, likely left on the cars the suspects were trying to steal, and that investigators have even recovered “several key pieces of security footage.”

“It’s only a matter of time before arrests are made,” he said.

“I strongly encourage the people involved to contact legal counsel and turn themselves in,” Ottaway advised.

Join us!

We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.

Thank You!

Support The Post Millennial
Accepted payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express  and Paypal
Dylan Gibbons
0
Join The Discussion