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Media Release

Release Date: August 22nd, 2019 - 12:20pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Kevin Britton, Homicide Unit, 905 825 4777 ext. 8760

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899

Location: Burlington


UPDATE: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION - BURLINGTON

Homicide detectives with the Halton Regional Police Service have laid charges in relation to a homicide that took place in Burlington on August 21, 2019 (original release is included below).

Kenneth SOEDERHUYSEN (57) of Burlington is charged with First Degree Murder. SOEDERHUYSEN will appear in Milton court on August 22, 2019.

The victim has been identified as Laura GRANT (57) of Burlington.

The accused and the victim were married at the time of the incident, and both resided at 2244 No. 2 Side Road where the incident took place.

We encourage anyone with additional information regarding this incident and/or investigation to call the Halton Regional Police Service Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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PREVIOUS RELEASE:

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION - BURLINGTON

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call from within a residence at 2244 No. 2 Side Road in Burlington regarding a shooting at that location.

Uniform, K9 and Tactical officers responded to the scene and one male party was quickly taken into custody.

A female was located at the residence with traumatic injuries and in spite of all efforts, was pronounced deceased.

No. 2 Side Road was subsequently closed to traffic and will remain closed between Guelph Line and Cedar Springs Road for several hours. We encourage local residents to continue to avoid the area.

There is no known, ongoing, related threat to public safety.

This incident is being investigated as a homicide. It is believed that the accused and the victim are known to each other.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Halton Regional Police Service Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.