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Security guard dies at VIA station, man charged with murder

Web posted on January 16, 2020


On January 15, 2020, at 8:47 p.m., the Guelph Police Service received a report of a disturbance taking place behind the VIA Station located at 79 Carden Street in the City of Guelph where an adult male was being assaulted. The 63 year old male victim was working as a security guard at the train station and was located on scene with life threatening injuries. He was transported to the Guelph General Hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

A 21 year old Guelph male was arrested at the scene and has been charged with Second Degree Murder. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on January 16.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Constable Brandon MacKenzie at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7202, email him at, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at