Brantford Police Investigating Homicide

Brantford Police are investigating a homicide that occurred at a residence on Wayne Drive Monday.

Police say they found a 54-year-old Brantford man deceased at the residence with multiple stab wounds.

Brantford Police were lead to the residence to investigate after being contacted by Perth County OPP at 12:00 AM Tuesday concerning an individual involved in a traffic stop resulting from a complaint.

A 19-year-old male from Brantford has been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder and Failing to Comply with Bail Conditions.

Police say the victim and accused were known to each other, and the incident does not pose a risk to public safety. The name of the victim and suspect cannot be released due to a publication ban in place.

Brantford Police are asking anyone with information or who may have video surveillance of the area to contact them at 519-756-7050 or anonymously through Brantford-Brant Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Web tips may be submitted at