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Homicide unit investigates after Brantford assault victim dies of injuries

Brantford Police ServiceHomicide unit investigates after Brantford assault victim dies of injuries

Homicide detectives in Brantford are now investigating after the victim of an assault Sunday succumbed to his injuries three days later.

Officers responded around 8:30 a.m. to a home on Market St. where they found a 68-year-old Brantford man suffering life-threatening injuries after being assaulted.

Paramedics then brought the man to hospital. Police confirmed Wednesday that the man died as a result of his injuries.

Around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, police also responded to a home on Morton St. for reports of another assault.

A 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators have arrested and charged a 35-year-old Brantford man with forcible confinement, assault causing bodily harm and attempt to commit murder.

Detectives continue to investigate both incidents and encourage anyone who may have information to contact police at 519 756 7050.

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