UPDATE #2 – Fire Investigation in Oshawa is now a Homicide Investigation

Homicide investigators have identified the victim located after a residential fire in Oshawa.

On Monday, March 6, 2023, at approximately 9:50 a.m., members of Central East Division responded to an address on Court Street after receiving a call to assist the Oshawa Fire Department. Oshawa Fire was on scene for a house fire and were able to extinguish the blaze. One person was located in the home deceased. 

 Amaar JAWAID, age 22 of Oshawa is the fifth victim of homicide in Durham Region in 2023.

Please remove his image from circulation.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact A/Det. Gill of the Major Crimes Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5407.

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 10:30 a.m.

Fire Investigation in Oshawa is now Homicide Investigation

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