Caledon OPP are thanking the public, and residents of Bolton in particular, for information that helped them locate the knife that is believed to be the murder weapon used in the stabbing death of Alexander Lemon back on July 29, 2017.
Connor G. Sharpe, 21, and Venezia Pia Caterina Maggiore, 22, both of Bolton, have each been charged with Second Degree Murder, with Maggiore also facing charges of Accessory After the Fact. This following events around 2:30 a.m. on July 29, when police arrived on scene at the corner of Hwy 50 and Ellwood Drive to find Lemon suffering obvious trauma. The 36-year old Toronto man was transported to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Police quickly took Sharpe into custody and arrested Maggiore a short time later after a brief search. The knife involved was believed to have been discarded between 2:30 and 3 a.m. the night of the murder, but was not located for almost two more weeks.
The investigation continues by members of the OPP Caledon Detachment Major Crime Unit under the direction of Detective Inspector Martin Graham of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch. Police are asking anyone with additional information to contact the Caledon OPP at (905) 584-2241or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.
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