40-year-old Brett Smith of Oakville has been charged with second degree murder of his father, Robert Smith.
On Sunday night just after 8 p.m., Halton police were called to an apartment building on Marine Dr. after receiving a report of an altercation between two men.
When emergency crews arrived, a 74-year-old man was found with signs of “obvious trauma” and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Halton Regional Police Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776 or CrimeStoppers.
Smith appeared in court on Monday.
Kelly Botelho has more.