Police say on Friday June 19th, 2015 at approximately 9:55AM the Niagara Regional Police Service along with Niagara Emergency Medical Services, and Niagara Falls Fire Service attended 5130 Portage Road in the City of Niagara Falls for an unknown problem.


When uniform officers arrived on-scene, a deceased male was located in a lower apartment.  The scene was secured and detectives from the Niagara Falls Criminal Investigation Branch and the Homicide Unit were contacted to assume responsibility of the investigation.  The investigation is being considered a homicide.

The victim has been identified as 70 year old, Giuseppe “Joe” CAPUTO, the resident of the apartment.  Investigators are appealing to the public for any information in relation to this incident.

A Post Mortem examination is scheduled for today’s date, at the Hamilton General Hospital.

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