Three Brantford men charged in stabbing at Hagersville quarry

HAGERSVILLE, ONT– Ontario Provincial Police have charged three men after a stabbing at a quarry in Hagersville Saturday night.

Haldimand County OPP and paramedics were called to Concession 12 Walpole around 9 p.m. Saturday night after receiving reports of a stabbing. Police found a victim that had been stabbed several times after being confronted by  three men at the quarry. Police said the three men and victim were involved in a heated argument when one of the suspects brandished an edged weapon and stabbed the first victim several times.

A second person was also assaulted when he rushed to help the victim, his friend. The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries but is expected to recover.

According to witnesses the three men fled the scene on foot following the assaults.

The OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) searched and processed the scene for evidence.

Meanwhile Police located three individuals matching the descriptions provided a short distance away. They were detained while officers investigated.

Following the investigation, the Haldimand County OPP Crime Unit charged three men from Brantford in connection to the stabbing. Charged were:

John Herod, 18, has been charged with assault.

Unone Heron, 18, has been charged with assault and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

Both will appear in Cayuga court at a later date to answer to the charges.

Delroy Warren, 19 years old, has been charged with aggravated assault, assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and disobeying a court order. He was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga.

OPP continue to investigate and is asking anyone who may have any information to assist with the investigation to contact them at 1- 888 – 310 – 1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


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