A 33-year-old Hamilton man is facing a murder charge following an altercation between two residents at a Residential Care Facility.
Police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to Emerald Lodge at 83 Emerald Street South on July 31st regarding an assault.
44-year-old Daniel Demerino was found to be in a semi-conscious state and was transported to hospital.
His condition deteriorated and he died in hospital yesterday.
A fellow resident of Emerald Lodge, 33 year old John Bark, has now been charged with second degree murder.