Police make arrest in early morning homicide

Posted at 10:17 AM, Dec 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-27 11:06:19-05

Police have arrested a 22-year-old Niagara Falls man for the early morning stabbing death of Troy Haslip.

Officers say the 26-year-old died on Ontario Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Saturday of a single stab wound to the heart. Later that afternoon, detectives arrested and charged William Swanson with first degree manslaughter.

According to family members, the victim and suspect knew one another, but police are still investigating what led to the stabbing.




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