Suspicious Death confirmed as a Homicide

Suspicious Death confirmed as a Homicide
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Detective Sergeant Darren Kellerman

Detective Sergeant Darren Kellerman

Darren Kellerman is a Detective Sergeant with the Halton Regional Police Services. He works in the Halton Regional Police Homicide Unit.

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Results of a post-mortem examination of deceased Edmund Ferrari (91) of Oakville confirm that this incident was a homicide.

This investigation is ongoing. We continue to urge anyone with information about the incident that occurred on Saturday, August 24, 2019 to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

APPEAL FOR DASH CAM VIDEO

Further to our media releases of August 24 and August 25, 2019, investigators are appealing to members of the public for dash cam video that may assist with the investigation into the suspicious death of an elderly male in Oakville.

A male was observed leaving the area of Allan St. and Church St. in a newer-model, 4-door, black Volkswagen Golf leaving the area of Allan Street and Church Street shortly before the discovery of the deceased. That video, as well as two stills, is attached here.

Anyone with dash cam video from Allan St., Church St., Lakeshore Rd. E., Randall St., Reynolds St., Douglas Ave., and/or the general downtown Oakville area between 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2019, is asked to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776 at the earliest opportunity.

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“Dash cam footage from downtown Oakville on the afternoon of Saturday, August 24 will assist the Halton Regional Police Service in piecing together what led to the tragic death of 91 y.o. Edmund Ferrari. Even if you think the dash cam video you have might not be of assistance to us, we urge you to bring it forward to our team so we can review it.” – Detective Darren Kellerman, Homicide Unit

Investigators have still not identified or spoken with a male who was observed leaving the area in that Volkswagen Golf. He is described as:

  • Male, black
  • 30-40 years old
  • tall (>6’ in height)
  • Average build
  • Shoulder-length hair
  • Wearing a black long-sleeve hoodie, black pants, possibly with a reflective/fluorescent stripe

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Halton Regional Police Services provided the last update on this homicide on August 25th.

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