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Whitby man charged with murder of Oshawa man

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Investigators have arrested and charged an 18-year-old man in connection with the suspicious death of a 21-year-old in Oshawa.

The death has now been classified as Durham Region’s second homicide of 2019.

The deceased has been identified as Ahmed Buttu, 21, of Oshawa. A post mortem is now being scheduled to determine cause of death.

Investigators don’t believe that this was a random act.

Mohammad Khan,18, of Burns Street East in Whitby is charged with second degree murder. He was held for a bail hearing.

If you have any information that will assist investigators, please contact Det. Short (ext. 5407) of the homicide unit at 1-888-579-1520.