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Deceased identified in Grimsby homicide investigation

Investigators say the victim and the suspect were known to each other
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The homicide victim has been identified as 30-year-old Amber Cobean of the City of Toronto.

Update - Feb. 1, 2019

Further investigation by the Niagara Regional Police Service Homicide Unit has resulted in a charge laid against a male suspect following the death of a 31 year old woman in Grimsby.

Thirty-nine-year-old Mark Burrell of Toronto is facing the alleged charge of:

  • second degree murder

Burrell has been remanded into custody pending a bail hearing on Feb. 6 at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines. 

Investigators can confirm the victim and the suspect were known to each other.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111 ext. 9104.