An overnight stabbing has turned into a murder investigation.
Hamilton Police were called to the area of King Street East and Emerald just before 1 o’clock Thursday morning where they found a 31 year old man suffering a significant wound.
Marcel Chartrand was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A 33 year old man was arrested at the scene and has now been charged with Second Degree murder.
Robert Vandyk appeared in court Thursday afternoon and has been remanded into custody.
Vandyk was staying with Chartrand and his family, at the time of the incident.
Police aren’t looking for any other suspects and expect to be processing the scene until Friday.
This is Hamilton’s 12th homicide of 2016.