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Kiowa Wind McComb dies from a stab wound

Police were called to Gucci’s Bar and Grill in North York, on February 9th at around 2am.  Police found two men at the scene, both suffering from stab wounds. Both men were rushed to hospital where 20 year old Kiowa Wind McComb died shortly after. The other man is expected to survive.

Andre Appleton, 35, of Toronto, is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder.

One arrested in East End Toronto Homicide

A 911 call of a man in distress is now being investigated as a homicide after a man was found dead in the Toronto’s east end.

Police arrived at the apartment building, on Wakunda Pl. at 6:30 am February 7th. The victim a man in his 50’s, who has not been named was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said a man was placed in custody on scene, no other details have been released at this time.


Saed Kaylie died of a stab wound in Etobicoke

17 year old Saed Kaylie is Toronto’s 11th murder of the year. Police were called to the apartment complex at around 7pm on February 3rd.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Saed Kaylie suffering from stab wounds at the back of the building in the West Mall, Rathburn Rd area. Kylie was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2246 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Sylvia Consuelo Toronto’s tenth homicide victim of 2016

Officers said they responded to a sudden death call January 30th, at an apartment complex on Kendleton Drive around 4:45 a.m after friends of Sylvia Consuelo 31 found her deceased.

An autopsy has been completed, although the cause of death won’t be made public at this time, Consuelo’s death has been declared a homicide.

UPDATE: Police said Consuelo was brutally sexually assaulted, beaten and suffocated to death.

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

Update November 5th

Najib Amin 26, of Toronto, was arrested on November 3th and charged with the first degree murder of Sylvia Consuelo. Police said Consuelo was brutally sexually assaulted, beaten, then suffocated to death.


Update: Shooting in Toronto’s Chinatown leaves Quinn Taylor & David “Mikey” Eminess dead

Toronto police say five people were shot and two have died in an shooting that happened Sunday January 31st at around 3am at Spadina Avenue and Nassau Street in Chinatown.

Toronto paramedics said they responded to four male victims, including one who was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were transported to hospital, one was in life threatening condition, he has since died, the last victim managed to make his own way to the hospital.

“Some sort of altercation occurred that prompted the shooting but we’re still early in the investigation,” said homicide Det. Mike Carbone.

Toronto paramedics said they responded to four male victims, including one who was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were transported to hospital, including one in life-threatening condition, who has since died, the last victim managed to make his own way to the hospital.

No suspects have been made and police aren’t ruling out gang violence.


Quinn Taylor 29 and  David Eminess 26, have been identified as the two homicide victims. Police do not believe the shooting to be gang related.


On Thursday Feburary 11th, Kyle Sparks-Mackinnon 25, was arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder.

Update February 21 2017

Jahmal Richardson, 33, of Oakville was arrested on February 16th and charged with two counts of second degree murder, and two counts of attempted murder. Richardson is the suspected leader of the Heart of a King (HOK) gang.  Richardson was also charged in the 2015 death of Charles Shillingford.

Rocco Zito 87 shot dead by his son in-law Domenico Scopelliti

Toronto Police were called to a house for reports of a shooting on Playfair Avenue around 5 p.m. on Friday. Police released the name of the suspect Domenico Scopelliti at 11pm. Scopelliti  turned himself into Toronto police after hearing his name on the news.

Motive for the murder has not been determined.

Toronto police have charged Domenico Scopelliti 51 with first degree murder in the shooting death of his father in-law,  Rocco Zito 87.

Zito was suspected of having ties to the Calabrian mob. In 1980, Rocco Zito was convicted of manslaughter in the beating death of a photographer who apparently was connected to a loan sharking operation.


Tevin James shot in Etobicoke Apartment

Police responded to a call of gunshots around 4 a.m on January 19th to the area of Lake Shore Blvd. and 11th St in Etobicoke.

Tevin James, 22, was shot in the stomach, and was rushed to hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Frederick Leon, 20, was arrested Thursday and charged with charged with 35 counts, including aggravated assault, robbery, 28 firearm and weapons-related charges, and five drug-related charges. Since James died in Hospital, Leon also faces a  second degree murder charge as of January 22.


Alfredo Patriarca found dead after Etobicoke shooting

On January 20th around 6:30 pm, Police received a call of a disturbance in the Kingsway and Princess Margaret Blvd area.

Police found 42 year old Alfredo Patriarca was pronounced dead at the scene. Patriarca was shot and killed inside the garage of an Etobicoke home.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call homicide detectives at 416-808-7400, 22 Division, or Crime Stoppers.


Patriarca was one of two people shot while watching the Euro Cup in Toronto’s Little Italy in 2012. Patriarca was sitting with John Raposo who was shot five times in the head and died from his injuries.