Suspicious death in Oshawa ruled a homicide

A suspicious death in Oshawa Tuesday (Nov. 2) has officially been deemed a homicide.

According to the DRPS, 67-year-old Ruth Humphries was found dead in her home of Phillip Murray Avenue. Her body was discovered by her grandson, who police described as a young child.

“The post mortem examination revealed significant trauma to the victim’s body that was not consistent with accidental or self-inflicted injuries,” reads a media release from police.

Investigators are expected to be at the crime scene through the week collecting evidence, police noted.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5247.

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