Homicide Detectives Investigating Fatal Stabbing on Victoria Avenue – Niagara Falls – Update 5

The investigation into the September 6, 2023, stabbing death in Niagara Falls has been ongoing by detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Homicide Unit.

In the late evening of September 7, 2023, the suspect attended the NRPS Headquarters on Valley Way in Niagara Falls and surrendered to officers.

Devon Keneer (31 yrs.) of Kitchener has been arrested and charged with the Criminal Code offence of:

Second Degree Murder Sec. 235(1)

Keneer was held in custody for a video bail hearing to the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on September 8, 2023.

Detectives would like to acknowledge the public and media for their assistance in this investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the investigating officers by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009124.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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Related Media Releases

Original Release – September 6, 2023 – 8:51am

Update 1 – September 6, 2023 – 6:21pm

Update 2 – September 6, 2023 – 10:21pm

Update 3 – September 7, 2023 – 3:41pm

Update 4 – September 7, 2023 – 5:01pm