Suspect arrested for first-degree murder

Windsor Police Service News Update
November 14, 2023
Case #: 23-132269
Suspect arrested for first-degree murder

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 62-year-old man for the first-degree murder of his wife.  

This morning at approximately 9:30 a.m., officers responded to a call for a disturbance at a house in the 1400 block of Southdale Drive. Upon arrival, officers discovered 67-year-old Janice Madison suffering from stab wounds. 

The victim was transported to hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

Officers on scene arrested Wellington Holland, of Windsor, who has been charged with first-degree murder. 

Additional details will not be released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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