Police still haven’t identified the man.
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The homicide happened overnight when a man went to help a woman in a "violent altercation" with another man on Holland Street West, according to a press release.
Police found the man who had helped the woman at around 4:30 a.m. on September 4 on Holland Street West in the area of Deer Run Crescent.
The man was in "distress" and "suffering from a fatal injury," according to police, and was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.
According to the release, the woman involved in the initial altercation suffered "non-life-threatening injuries," which were treated at a hospital, from which she was later discharged.
Police have yet to identify the deceased man. However, he is described as a "heavy set" white man in his 50s to 60s with brown hair, a receding hairline, and stubble on his face.
He is approximately six feet tall and was wearing a white t-shirt, red shorts and black running shoes.
Police are asking for the public's help to identify him.
A suspect in the investigation surrendered himself to police and was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder.
Police said there "is no threat to public safety," and the man is "being held for a bail hearing."
South Simcoe Police Service is asking anyone with information on the homicide to "contact Detective Constable Shawn Strilec at 905-775-3311, extension #1059, email@example.com or Crime Stoppers."
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