Chatham-Kent Police have initiated a murder investigation.

It began Thursday afternoon when they were called to a disturbance on St. George Street Near Park Avenue East.

Police determined an altercation involving several men resulted in one man suffering serious injuries.

The 35 year old Chatham man was rushed to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police are now looking for 26 year old Kyle Samko on a charge of first degree murder.

St. George Street between Park Avenue East and St. Patrick Street remains closed as members of the Major Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Unit continue their investigation.