Names Released in Ongoing Brantford Homicide Investigation

Brantford Police have released the names of the Brantford residents involved in a homicide that occurred Monday on Wayne Drive in Brantford.

19-year-old, Malcolm MacNeil was arrested by Brantford Police with assistance from Perth County OPP. MacNeil has been charged with First Degree Murder and Failing to Comply with Bail Conditions.

The 54-year-old victim has been identified as Donald MacNeil, who is the father of the accused.

Police say the family of both the victim and suspect asks the public to respect their privacy during this difficult time.

Brantford Police were lead to the residence on Wayne Drive in the early morning hours Tuesday where they located 54-year-old MacNeil deceased with multiple stab wounds.

Police continue to investigate the crime and are asking anyone with information or who may have video surveillance of the area on Monday to contact them at 519-756-7050 or anonymously through Brantford-Brant Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.