Area OPP Police Press Releases

Attempt Murder In Goderich

(GODERICH, ON) – A Goderich resident remains in custody on an Attempt Murder charge following an arrest made by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) last night (18Jan) in Goderich. 

Shortly before 7:00 p.m. members from the Huron County OPP Detachment and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to a Widder Street residence regarding a stabbing that had just taken place. 

The initial investigation has revealed the accused used an edged weapon to injure the victim. The victim was able to escape the family residence to a place of a safety and immediately called 9-1-1. The victim was later treated and released from hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers arrested the accused at the scene without incident. 

It was determined this was a domestic violence event and there is no threat to public safety.

The accused, a 70-year-old from Goderich has been charged with the following offences:

  • Attempt Murder
  • Domestic Mischief

The accused remains in custody with a future court date.

Victims of domestic violence are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help you. One organization you can contact is Victim Services – Huron County at 519-600-4108.

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