DAN CEARNS The Standard
SCUGOG: A 21 year-old man from Scugog Township has died after being stabbed in Oshawa last Wednesday.
The victim has been identified by police as Braiden McClure of Island Rd. Mr. McClure, was located by police just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1 at a parking lot near Simcoe St. and Bloor St. with multiple stab wounds.
He was taken to hospital in Oshawa and then airlifted to a Toronto hospital where he later died.
Durham Region Police’s major crime homicide unit is currently investigating. This is the region’s second homicide of the year.
Police are currently appealing to the public for information about the victims actions the day of the stabbing as well as the days before. Police are hoping for information on who he was in contact with in the days before the stabbing.
A photo of the victim is available on-line at the DRPS website at www.drps.ca. According to police, Mr. McClure was wearing a red shirt, black pants and red running shoes at the time of the stabbing.
Anyone who has new information on the case is being asked to call the unit at 1-888-579-1520 and speak to either Detective Horrocks at ext. 5418 or Detective Short at ext. 5407.
According to multiple reports, Mr. McClure was living in Oshawa at the time of his death. Funeral arrangements are being made at Oshawa Funeral Home at 847 King St. West.
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