Oshawa funeral home owner says break-in could have been worse

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John Kellam awoke to a phone call from his security provider just after Christmas to learn motion sensors in his funeral home were going haywire.

Kellam, owner of the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home in Oshawa, thought there was a mistake. A box must have fallen like many times before.

“They told me sensors were going off in different rooms of the building,” Kellam said Thursday. “They knew someone was moving around inside.”

An unidentified man being investigated by Durham Region police had smashed his way into Kellam’s business, near King St. E. and Charles St., through a backdoor, around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday.

“We were just randomly picked,” said Kellam. “I think he was just seeking refuge somewhere.”

The man spent an hour holed up in the funeral home as police surrounded the building.

“When things weren’t going his way, he decided to take one of our cars and go through the garage door to meet police,” said Kellam.

Durham police shot the man as he smashed a hearse through the garage and crashed it into a concrete barrier…

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