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Toronto Homicide #79 – Nader Fadael stabbed to death in North York

Toronto Police Service received a 9-1-1 call for a stabbing at the corner of Yonge Street and Wedgewood Drive on Wednesday September 19th at approximately 8:05pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Nader Fadael, 45, of Toronto, suffering from a stab wound. Fadael was rushed to hospital, however he was pronounced deceased on route.

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

Update October 2nd

A Canada wide warrant has been issued for Sepehr Yeganehfathollah, 25, of Toronto for the first degree murder of Nader Fadael. Yeganehfathollah is described as 5’8″, with a medium build. He has a mole on his left cheek. His hair is currently very short on the sides and long on the top – a ‘fade’-style haircut and a short beard. He is known to work as a hair stylist.

He is considered armed and dangerous if located call 911.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #78 – Jago Anderson gunned down in Scarborough

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting on September 19th just after midnight, in the area of Markham Rd. and Eglinton Ave. E. in Scarborough.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a male victim unresponsive. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Update:

Toronto Police have named the shooting victim as Jago Anderson, 19 years old. A dark-coloured SUV was seen leaving the murder location heading east on Shepard. Anyone with information are encouraged to contact Toronto Police.

 

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #77 – 16 year old boy dies of a gunshot wound in Scarborough.

Toronto police responded to a shooting call in the Bellamy Road North and Cedar Brae Boulevard area on September 14th, at approximately 6:45pm.

On arrival, police located a 16-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said two male suspects reported to have fled the area in a dark SUV. The first suspect is described as wearing all-dark clothing with a hoodie. The second suspect is described as wearing a dark hooded top, light-coloured shorts.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #76 – Ameer Saib dies from a stab wound; son arrested

Toronto police were called to the area of Martin Grove Road and Redgrave Drive at around 4:30pm on September 11th on report of a stabbing.

Police arrived to find the 50-year-old Ameer Saib deceased at the scene. The suspect, the victim’s 20-year-old son, fled the scene and was involved in a single-vehicle crash near Highway 401 and Islington Avenue. He has been arrested and is facing charges in relation to his fathers death.

More to come.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #75, Man Found Outside Parkdale Building Saturday Night, Now Considered a Homicide

2018 List of Toronto Homicides

A man found late Saturday night outside a Parkdale apartment building on West Lodge Avenue, is now considered the city’s 75th homicide of 2018 (the City of Toronto had 66 homicides in all of 2018). He was pronounced dead at the scene. No name, age or manner of death has as yet been provided by police.

Update
Toronto police said that investigators believe there was an altercation on a balcony and that the man had fallen to the ground. An autopsy will be conducted today, September 10th, to determine the cause of death.

Update September 13th

Police have identified the victim as 42-year-old Chad Day of Toronto.

Lee Newelln, 30, of Hamilton, was arrested on September 12th and charged with first-degree murder. Police also arrested Christopher Small, 28, of Hamilton, on September 12th and charged him with second-degree murder. There is one suspect still outstanding.

Update September 27th
Police have released photographs of a 3rd suspect. The wanted man is described as 20-30, wearing a black baseball hat, red sweater with white stripes, and dark pants.

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

Toronto Homicide #73 – Michael Lewis shot to death while attending a memorial for a homicide victim

Toronto police were called to Coronation Park on September 2nd at approximately 6:15pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find 30-year-old Michael Lewis in the picnic area of the park, suffering from gunshot wounds. Lewis was pronounced at the scene.

Police said Lewis was attending a memorial for a homicide victim when he was approached by 4 men. After a brief conversation the suspect pulled out  hand gun and shot Lewis at close range.

The suspects fled the scene north toward Lake Shore Boulevard West.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-1400.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #72 – Rudolph Augustus Tyrell dies of a gunshot wound.

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting in the Alford Crescent and McLevin Avenue area on September 2nd at approximately 1:52am.

Police arrived to find two men suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to hospital where Rudolph Augustus Tyrell, 30, of Toronto, died of his injuries.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #71 – Alpha Conteh dies in hospital after being shot in the Burnhill Road and Warden Avenue area

Toronto police responded to a shooting call in the Burnhill Road and Warden Avenue area, on August 31st at approximately 4:45am.

Police arrived at the scene to find Alpha Conteh, 24, in the middle of Burnhill Road with apparent gunshot wounds. Conteh was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police are looking for a man, wearing a light-coloured hoodie, possibly grey, and blue jeans. He was seen getting into the front passenger door of a  four-door light-coloured sedan, possibly a grey Nissan Altima that was last seen travelling southbound on Warden Avenue towards Danforth Road.

Police have released a Security camera video of suspect seen running from the west side of Warden Avenue to the suspect vehicle, waiting on Mack Avenue.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated August 30th, 2018

Toronto still leads with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities, with the City of Vancouver second followed Edmonton.

Click on city for listing of that city’s homicides

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 70 105.6 3.9 63
Montreal 1704694 18 27.1 1.6 24
Calgary 1239220 10 15.1 1.2 28
Ottawa 934243 13 19.6 2.1 14
Edmonton 932546 20 30.2 3.2 42
Mississauga 721599 5 7.5 1.0 9
Winnipeg 705224 12 18.1 2.6 21
Vancouver 631486 14 21.1 3.3 17
Brampton 593638 11 16.6 2.8 6
Hamilton 536917 4 6.0 1.1 10