Durham Regional police make arrest in Oshawa, ont., homicide investigation

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OSHAWA, Ont. — Police east of Toronto say they've arrested a 40-year-old woman as part of an investigation into a homicide in Oshawa, Ont., earlier in the week.

Durham Regional Police say the woman is facing one count of second degree murder in the death of 67-year-old Ruth Humphries.

Police say Humphries was found dead on Nov. 2 by her grandson.

They say her death was an isolated incident and are not looking for other suspects.

Police did not provide any details on whether there was a prior relationship between the victim and the accused.

Police are asking anyone with information about the case to come forward.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 6, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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