Kingston Police: Man Wanted for Attempt Murder (Updated)

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Jason Douglas Serson of Kingston

Update – Kingston Police report:

The accused has been located and arrested without incident. Kingston Police would like to thank everyone who shared the original release.

The accused has been transported to police headquarters where he will be held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused is charged with attempt murder, carry concealed weapon and possession of a weapon.

Original release from Kingston Police:

On August 16, 2017 at approximately 3:45 a.m. a stabbing occurred in a residence in the 600 block of Division Street. The accused had attended the apartment and asked the victim to cook him a meal.

While the victim was occupied with cooking the accused pulled out a knife from his waist area and suddenly began stabbing the victim. A witness grabbed a frying pan to intervene. The accused fled on foot and his current whereabouts are unknown.

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The victim suffered approximately 9 stab wound in the chest and back area. He was taken by ambulance to hospital where he is in critical, but stable condition.

38 year-old Jason Douglas Serson of Kingston is wanted for attempted murder. Serson is a Caucasian male, 5’10”, 165lbs, with dark hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white tee-shirt.

(See the above photo of the accused. Click here for a larger version).

Anyone who observes this male is asked to call 911. Do not approach as he may still be carrying a knife and is consider dangerous.

Anyone who may have any information about this incident or his possible whereabouts is asked to please contact Detective Blair Watt at 613-549-4660 ext. 6320 or via email at

You can also provide tips anonymously via:

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous
  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)


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Release and photo source: Kingston Police