UPDATE: Suspect charged in fatal weekend stabbing

Windsor Police cruiser, August 30, 2019. Blackburn News file photo.

Windsor police say they have charged one man believed to be involved in a fatal stabbing over the weekend.

The incident took place around 3:30 p.m. in the area of Tecumseh Road West and McKay Avenue.

Officers arrived and located an adult male victim with what appeared to be a stab wound.  The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later succumbed.

According to police, two suspects fled the area in a waiting vehicle, which left the area prior to officers’ arrival.

According to Constable Talya Natyshak, investigators spotted the suspect vehicle around 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of Wyandotte Street East and Marentette Avenue. The vehicle was stopped and a 19-year-old man was arrested. The vehicle was then seized.

Mustafa al-Qaysi of Windsor has been charged with first-degree murder. This has not been proven in court.

Windsor police have released a surveillance photo of the two men who they say took part in the actual attack, and have asked the public to take a look. Investigators believe that the stabbing was a targeted attack.

The first man, shown in the lower-left of the photo below, is described as having a slim build and wearing a grey hoodie with a black Roots logo or a beaver, grey jogging pants and white running shoes. The second man is also described as having a slim build, wearing a grey hoodie, black pants, black flip-flops and black socks.

If you recognize either of the men, do not approach them yourself, and contact Windsor police immediately.

Two men who allegedly took part in a fatal stabbing on October 19, 2019. Photo provided by Windsor Police Service.

Two men who allegedly took part in a fatal stabbing on October 19, 2019. Photo provided by Windsor Police Service.

The Major Crimes Branch is continuing to investigate this incident and is seeking any information in relation to this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477.