89-year-old man is dead and his 89-year-old wife is in hospital with stab wounds after altercation


An 89-year-old male is deceased and his 89-year-old wife stabbed, during an altercation in Whitby.

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, at approximately 05:45 a.m., police responded to an ambulance call at a senior’s residence on Anderson Street and Taunton Road in Whitby. Police located the female victim with stab wounds, and her husband an 89-year-old male, deceased.

The female victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the circumstances, this is an isolated incident and at this point, they don’t believe there is any foul play involved.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Peacocke of Central West Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1853.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.