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Update: Toronto Homicide 5 – Man dies of a stab wound in hospital

Toronto police are investigating after a young man was stabbed in the area of Yonge Street and Wellesley Street at approximately 8:00pm on January 29th.

Police tweeted that there were 10 men chasing 1, and that the victim sustained a stab wound. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

Update February 1st

Police have identidied the victim as Simon Zerezghi, 25 (pictured below), of no fixed address.

Photo made available by Toronto police

Update February 1st
Homicide investigators arrested Colin Defreitas, 25, of Toronto and charged him with first degree murder, attempted murder and failing to comply with a recognizance.

Update February 2nd
Homicide investigators arrested James Craig, 32, of Toronto, and charged him with first degree murder and attempted murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.