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Beaverton man faces aggravated assault charge in connection to death of Joshua Elliott

Police have charged a second individual in relation to the May 26 incident in Beaverton that left a Cannington man dead.

James Glen, 20, of Beaverton is charged with aggravated assault, according to a June 29 release from Durham Regional Police.

On Monday (June 26), one month after the death of Joshua Elliott, police charged Lucas Bovell, 24, with second degree murder. He had been arrested in Toronto before being returned to Durham to be held for a bail hearing.

Police say they do not expect any further arrests in relation to this investigation.

On May 26, around 10:30pm, Elliott was found collapsed on Dundas Street after officers were called to a “disturbance among several men” in the Beaverton.  The Cannington man was reportedly rushed to Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in Orillia but succumbed to his injuries.

Police say a post-mortem indicated the cause of death was a stab wound.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dennis (ext. 5402) or Det. Mamers (ext. 5247) of the Major Crime – Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520.

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

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