A 16-year-old teen has now been charged in Durham Region's first homicide of 2018.
The 16-year-old male from Oshawa, is charged with Second Degree Murder. He was held for a bail hearing. The victim has been identified as Neveithan BASKARAN, age 17, of Oshawa.
Police continue to hold the scene as they look for evidence.
Investigators are still urging witnesses who were at the scene during this fatal stabbing to come forward and speak to investigators.
Anyone with new information about this homicide is asked to contact Det. Horrocks (ext. 5418) or Det. Moore (ext. 5326) of the Major Crime Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520.
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.
ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE SENT JANUARY 11, 2018
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