Man, 91, who died outside Oakville retirement home identified as Edmund Ferrari

Halton police homicide unit is investigating the death of a 91-year-old man outside a retirement home in Oakville on Saturday.

The victim has been identified as Edmund Ferrari, of Oakville. 

Emergency crews were called to the area near Church and Allan streets around 4:40 p.m.

Insp. Ivan L'Ortye with Halton Regional Police said EMS found a man on the sidewalk with obvious signs of chest trauma.

Paramedics tried to save his life, but L'Ortye said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

L'Ortye said their investigation led them to belive that the incident is "suspicious" and the homicide unit has been called in to take over the investigation.

Car seen leaving area before body found

Meanwhile, police are looking for a man, described as a "potential witnesses" who was seen in the area of the incident.

He is described as between 30 to 40 years old, average build with shoulder-length hair. He was dressed in a black top, black pants — possibly with reflective stripe —  and was seen leaving in a newer model 4-door black, VW Golf.

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Police also released a video that shows the car leaving the area shortly before Ferrari was found. 

Police are asking anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers.