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Dangerous stabbing suspect turns himself in to Hamilton police

A “dangerous” suspect wanted in connection with a brutal stabbing back in October has turned himself into police.
Robert Murray, 33, appeared in a Hamilton court Wednesday. (Courtesy Hamilton Police)

A “dangerous” suspect wanted in connection with a brutal stabbing has turned himself into police.

Robert Murray, 33, gave himself up to Canada Customs in Niagara Falls on Wednesday. Murray is the second of three suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing that happened on Oct. 24 in the parking lot of the Centre on Barton.

Murray was taken back to Hamilton to appear in court, where he was charged with attempted murder. He is currently in custody, police say.

Around 8:45 on Oct. 24, police were called to the Centre on Barton parking lot, where it was reported that three men were attacking another man.

The victim, a 35-year-old Hamilton man, was beaten and stabbed repeatedly, police say.

Witnesses saw two male suspects getting into a white Acura sedan while the other suspect was seen running from the area going south. The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say his condition has improved.

Police say they believe the victim and the suspects knew each other and that this was a “targeted incident.”

Anyone with any information related to the crime asked to call police at 905-546-4123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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