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24 year old charged with Manslaughter in connection to his father’s death in Markham

Markham Police were called to a home in the area of Bayview Avenue and Highway 407 on January 1st on report of an injured person.

Police located a 49 year old man unconscious and not breathing. Despite lifesaving efforts the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested and charged the victim’s 24 year old son and charged him with manslaughter. York Regional Police said they will not be releasing the names of the victim or the accused.

Update: Noel Williams fatally shot in Markham, second arrest made

Police were called to a Markham home around the Hillwood Street and Brookhaven Crescent area west of McCowan Road at 1:00 am on February 10th.

Police arrived at the home to find Noel Williams 27, suffering from a gunshot wound. Williams was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The investigation is still in it’s early stages and will be updated as information becomes available.

Update April 19

Jasper Atienza, 28, was arrested by officers on April 19 and is facing First Degree murder charges in the death of Noel Williams.

Update June 5th
Aspiring model Laurie Phan 22, turned herself into police, the same day a warrant was issued for her arrest. Phan has been charged with first degree murder.

Update: Ying Chun Li missing, Canada wide warrant issued for Jiarui (Jerry) Tang

Ying Chun (Annie) Li  36, was last seen by her family on  June 12 in Markham. Police said they believe Li is dead after their investigation, however they won’t be releasing any details.

A Canada wide warrant has been issued for Jiarui (Jerry) Tang, who is wanted for manslaughter in the disappearance of Annie Li.

Police said Tang frequents Toronto’s Chinatown.

Jiarui (Jerry) Tang was arrested by Toronto police and has been charged with manslaughter.

Update January 24th 2017

The body of Ying Chun (Annie) Li was found in a North York park near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue on January 6th. Jiarui Tang has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Update February 2nd

Jiarui (Jerry) Tang, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the killing of Ying Chun (Annie) Li. Tang who is originally from China could face deportation once he is eligible for parole.

Li’s death was a result of Tang’s elbow being pressed against her neck.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips