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LONDON, ON (October 3, 2017) – On Monday, October 2, 2017, at approximately 11:40 pm, police responded to a 911 call reporting a disturbance at a residence on Lansdowne Avenue.

Upon arrival, they located an adult male who had been stabbed and a second adult male who had sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of being assaulted.  They were transported to the hospital where the victim of the stabbing, 43-year-old Raymond Beaver, of London, was pronounced deceased.  Several individuals were seen running from the scene but presently no arrests have been made.

The second victim, a 47-year-old London man, has been released from the hospital.

Investigators believe that this was a targeted incident and it was not a random event.

The investigation has been turned over to the Major Crime Section.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.