Belleville police identify deceased in weekend stabbing

Belleville Police Service – Photo by Hollie Pratt-Campbell/Hometownist

The Belleville Police Service has released the name of a 23-year-old man killed in a stabbing at a North Front Street business just after midnight on Saturday, Jan. 6.

As a result of this incident, two males, both from Belleville, were transported to hospital where a 23-year-old man, now identified as Christian Williams, was pronounced deceased.

The second male, 30, was subsequently transported to Kingston hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The Belleville Police Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of the Forensic Investigations Unit, is conducting an investigation into this matter.

If you have any information about the incident or are a witness, please reach out to Detective Constable Rachel Sweet at 613-966-0882 ext. 4177 or email rsweet@bellevilleps.ca. For those wishing to provide information anonymously, please contact Crime Stoppers at 613-969-8477 or visit crimestoppersquinte.ca.

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