Elderly Brampton man dies after alleg...

Elderly Brampton man dies after alleged assault by relative,

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North Bay, Canada

#1 Feb 28, 2013


The death of an 83-year-old Brampton man at Sunnybrook hospital on Wednesday has been deemed a homicide by Peel police.


Beres Grayson died of injuries he allegedly suffered during an altercation with his stepgrandson at their home on Earth Star Trail on Feb. 14, police said. He had spent nearly two weeks on life support.


Nathanial Hunter, 32, was arrested the day of the dispute and charged with aggravated assault. Officers said Wednesday they planned to ask the Crown to upgrade the charge in light of Grayson’s death.


Palwinder Gill, who lives next door, said she was home that day when she heard a woman calling for help. When she opened her front door, Gill said she saw Grayson’s wife standing on the sidewalk, sobbing and pleading for help. Gill said she took the woman inside and helped her call 911.


Emergency crews rushed Grayson to hospital in critical condition.

Neighbours described the elderly couple as quiet and pleasant.


It was not clear how long Hunter had lived in the house, but neighbour Fernanda Velez said she first met the man on Feb. 8 when he approached her in her driveway and asked if she needed help shovelling snow.


Velez said Hunter told her he had moved into the house several months previous — possibly last summer — and that the living arrangement was temporary.

“He seemed nice,” she said.

Grayson’s death marked Peel Region’s fourth homicide of 2013.

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