Police provide update on Bath Road death, Cassidy Street stabbing

Members of the Kingston Police Canine and Major Crimes Units at the intersection of Cassidy Street and Montreal Street during a search for the suspect involved in a stabbing at a Cassidy Street address on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Photo by Cris Vilela.

Kingston Police are providing a handful of details regarding the homicide investigation involving a death and stabbing that occurred within 48 hours on Wednesday, May 12 and Thursday, May 13, 2021.

According to Kingston Police, Ryan Villeneuve, 41, was found deceased after police responded to the apartment building at 290 Bath Road with regard to a welfare check at approximately 3 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. The following day, a stabbing took place on Cassidy Street, resulting in a search for the female suspect, who was believed to be possibly armed and dangerous. The ensuing investigation found Judge, the female suspect, was involved in both incidents, and she was subsequently charged with murder.

Police are now disclosing that both victims in both incidents – the homicide at 290 Bath Road and the aggravated assault at 37 Cassidy – were known to Judge.

“Both victims were found with injuries that contributed to the grounds being formed for the charges that the accused is now facing before the courts,” Kingston Police said in a press release on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Kingston Police on scene at a Bath Road apartment building after a male resident was discovered deceased at the location on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Submitted photo.

Kingston Police also confirmed that Criminal Code search warrants were executed at the addresses of both incidents, as well as at 142 Pine Street. The Forensic Identification Services Unit has been involved in the processing and examination of the scene and other evidence obtained, they said.

“This investigation is ongoing and extensive and as such, no further information will be released to the media or public as a result,” the release reads.

“Kingston Police is appreciative of tips and information that have been forwarded on to investigators from members of the community in regards to this incident.”

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to contact Detective Joel Fisher of the Major Crime Unit at 613-549-4660 ext. 6338, or via email at [email protected], or Detective Sergeant Chad Parslow of the Major Crime Unit at 613-549-4660 ext. 6245, or via email at [email protected].

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