One dead, two in custody following Ajax stabbing

A 21-year-old man from Ajax is dead and two others were taken into custody following a stabbing Thursday (June 4) afternoon.

According to the DRPS, officers were called to a home on Tams Drive in Ajax for a stabbing shortly before 1:30 p.m.

“Police located a male with serious injuries from being stabbed. The male was vital signs absent and taken by EMS to a local hospital. Two males were taken into custody at the scene,” reads a media release.

“It appears to be an isolated incident and there are no suspects at large.”

The victim – whose name has not been released – was pronounced dead in hospital.

“This is Durham Region’s first homicide victim of 2020,” the media release reads.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the lead investigator at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5402.

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