Update regarding Suspicious Death in Old Oakville

Update regarding Suspicious Death in Old Oakville
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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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Further to our media release regarding the suspicious death of Saturday, August 24, 2019 regarding the suspicious death, the deceased has been identified as Edmund Ferrari (91) of Oakville.

As a result of investigation, the Halton Regional Police Service has obtained video that shows the 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.

We would still like to speak with the male who was observed leaving the area in that Volkswagen Golf.

Person of Interest’s Description

  1. Black
  2. 30-40 years old
  3. tall (>6’ in height)
  4. Average build
  5. Shoulder-length hair


  1. black long-sleeve hoodie,
  2. black pants,
  3. possibly with a reflective/fluorescent stripe

We are appealing to members of the public who may have information about that Volkswagen Golf, or about the male who arrived in that area and left that area in that vehicle to contact our Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Anyone with information about this suspicious death, security camera footage, surveillance footage, or 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.

Location of Suspicious Death in Old Oakville

Old Oakville

Image Credit: © OpenStreetMap contributors – CC BY-SA

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.

A post-mortem is scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2019. No further updates will be available for media until after the results of the post-mortem have been received.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



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