Man, 32, charged in Oshawa murder

An 32-year-old man has been charged in Durham Region’s second homicide of the year.

Durham Regional Police say officers performed a well-being check at a address on Drew St. — near Ritson rd. S. and olive Ave. — at 9:45 a.m. on Friday and discovered a male suffering from trauma with no vital signs.

The victim was pronounced deceased and a suspect was arrested at the scene.

Police know the name of the victim but his identity is being withheld until the post-mortem is completed.


Justin Steeves, of Oshawa, is charged with first-degree murder.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call police at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5319, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).



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