At approximately 8:40pm on Sunday February 26, 2023, 8 District (Grimsby/Lincoln/West Lincoln) uniform officers responded to reports of a collision in the area of Ridge Road West and Mountain Road in the Town of Grimsby.
When they arrived, they located an 82-year-old female without vital signs along with a 79-year-old male with injuries.
The female was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased while the male was transported to an out-of-town hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Initial investigation has revealed that their vehicle was allegedly intentionally struck by another vehicle, with the impact propelling the vehicle into a ditch.
Police arrested the other driver at the scene of the collision with the Homicide Unit taking carriage of the investigation.
44-year-old Sonya Sekhon of Stoney Creek is facing the following charge:
– First Degree Murder
– Attempted Murder
Sekhon is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing on Monday February 27, 2023, at the Robert S.K. Welch Court House in the City of St. Catharines.
The people involved were not known to each other.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, dial option #3, extension 1009103.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.