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Toronto Homicide 51 – Marite Zala 69 stabbed to death

Toronto police responded to a call for Unknown Trouble at 58 Thorncliffe Park Drive, on October 20th at approximately 12:35 am.

Police arrived to find 69 year old Marite Zala suffering from serious injuries. Marite Zala was pronounced at the scene by paramedics.

Ernest Lajos Zala, 31, was arrested at the scene and charged with first degree murder. Police have not disclosed the relationship between the victim and the accused.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update Toronto Homicide 50 – Ex Hells Angel James Holland Dies of a gunshot wound

Police and paramedics were called to 9 Milvan Dr at approximately 9:43 pm on October 14th on reports of gunshots.

Police arrived to find James Clayton Holland, 43, with multiple gunshot wounds to the body.  Holland was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Police Det. Brad Stephen said James (Jamie) Holland was a wealthy retired member of the Hells Angels.

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #49 – Zakariye Ali dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police were called to 1 York Road on October 8th at approximately 11:40pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 16 year old boy, a 18 year old man and a 19 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

All three victims were taken to hospital where 16 year old Zakariye Ali died of his injuries. The other two victims are expected to survive.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Toronto Homicide #48 – Isaiah Witt dies of a stab wound

Toronto police responded to report of a stabbing at Stan Wadlow Park on October 7th at approximately 8:45pm.

On arrival police located 15 year old Isaiah Witt in life threatening condition. Witt was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police arrested 4 people, and after investigating an 18 year old an 19 year  old were charged with second degree murder.

Police have not released the names of the two accused at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update Toronto Homicide 47 – Abdulkadir Bihi dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto oplice responded to report of Sounds of Gunshots at 263 Dixon Road on October 5th at approximately 2:45pm.

Police located the victim Abdulkadir Bihi, 29, of Toronto, suffering from a gunshot wound in a vehicle. Bihi was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Update

On October 8, at approximately 6:09 p.m., Yahya Abdirahman Jama, 20, of Toronto, surrendered to police. A few hours later at approximately 8:58 p.m., Zayd Q. Chaudhry, 19, of Toronto, surrendered to police. Both Jama and Chaudhry are facing first-degree murder charges.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide 46 – Abdinasir Hussein found dead in Toronto apartment

Toronto police were called to an apartment at 12 Arbordell Road, at approximately 9:44am on October 4th on report of unknown trouble.

On arrival police found 43 year old Abdinasir Hussein dead. The cause of death has not been released.

Update October 7th

Police arrested  Abdirizak Yabarow, 36, of Toronto, on Friday October 6th. Yabarow has been charged with second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm.

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Toronto Homicide 44 & 45 – Two dead after a shooting in Rebel night club parking lot

Toronto Police were called to the parking lot of the popular waterfront night club Rebel, on October 1st at 3:12 am on report of a shooting.

On arrival police located one victim, believed to be in his 20’s without vital signs. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second victim was found in critical condition, and was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victims will not be identified until next of kin is notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS

Update October 3
The victims have been identified as Zemarai Khan Mohammed, 26, and Tyler Mclean, 25, both of Toronto.

On Monday October 2nd police obtained a search warrant and arrested Abdirisaq Ali, 23, of Toronto, and Tanade Mohamed, 24, of Edmonton. Both Ali and Mohamed have been charged with two counts of second degree murder.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto homicide #42 – Michal Nowaczek-Said charged with the death of Julia Sokolov

Toronto police responded to a radio call for an Unknown Trouble in the Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue area on September 10th at Approximately 1:50pm.

At the scene police found an injured 50 year old woman who told them there was a man in the building with a knife.

Police found 24 year old Julia Sokolov suffering from life threatening injuries. Sokolov was taken to hospital in critical condition.

Michal Nowaczek-Said, 24, was arrested and charged with Attempt Murder, Assault Bodily Harm and five counts of Assault Peace Office.

Update
Julia Sokolov died of her injuries in hospital on September 19th. Michal Nowaczek-Said’s charges have been upgraded to First-Degree Murder.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto real estate broker Simon Giannini fatally shot on upscale Toronto restaurant Michael’s

Toronto police were called to Michael’s on Simcoe at approximately 8:53 pm September 16th on report of a shooting.

Police reported that Simon Giannini, 54 of Toronto was approached by a man in the restaurant and shot. Giannini was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect fled the scene in a light coloured SUV, last seen westbound on Pearl Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

Update: Police have released a surveillance video of the suspect. Watch it here.

 

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto shooting takes the life of a 54 year old man In the city’s s 40th homicide

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting in the area of Gerrard and River St at approximately 1:20am on September 16th.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 54 year old man dead and another man injured. The injured man was rushed to hospital where he is expected to survive.

No other information has been made available at this time. More to come.

Update September 17th
Police have identified the victim as Everone Paul Mitchell, 54, of Toronto.

Toronto Homicide Victim List 2017