UPDATE #2 Female Dies After Being Stabbed Early Sunday Morning in Oshawa

Police continue to search for Adam ODETTE, who is wanted on a Canada Wide warrant for second degree murder and attempted murder.

Members of the Homicide Unit are actively looking for ODETTE and would like to remind anyone that is found to be assisting ODETTE to evade police is guilty of an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada and will be prosecuted to the full extent.   Accessory After the Fact to Murder is an indictable offence and any person convicted can face up to life in prison.

On Sunday, March 12, 2023, at approximately 4:00 a.m., members of East Division responded to an address on Simcoe Street, Oshawa for reports of an armed person. Police arrived on scene and located two adult females suffering from stab wounds.  Both females were transported to Toronto-area trauma centres where Katie KAINZ had succumbed to her injuries.   The second female victim continues to recover from life altering injuries.

Investigators are asking for anyone with information or video footage, including dashcam and home surveillance, to please contact police.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Thorne of the Major Crimes Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5223.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

UPDATE #1 SENT ON MARCH 15, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.

Female Dies After Being Stabbed Early Sunday Morning in Oshawa


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