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Update: Charged laid in Toronto homicide #57 – Malique Ellis shot to death in Scarborough

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting at 3121 Eglinton Avenue East on December 3rd at approximately 10:30am.

police arrived to find Malique Ellis, 21 of Toronto suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Ellis was pronounced dead at. The scene.

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

 

Malique Ellis, Photo made available by Toronto Police

 

Toronto Homicide Victim List 2017

Update January 20th
On January 18, Toronto Homicide investigators arrested Henok Mebratu, 24, of Mississauga. Mebratu has been charged with first degree murder in relation to the death of Malique Ellis.

Update: Kalen Schlatter arrested in Toronto Homicide #56 – Tess Richey Died of Neck Compression

Tess Richey, 22, was reported missing by her family on on  Saturday, November 25th. Richey had gone out with friends on November 24th and was last seen in the early morning hours of November 25th in the Church Street and Wellesley Street East area.

Tess Richey was found dead on November 29th,  just outside of 582 Church Street, near an underground stairwell. An autopsy was completed on December 1st ruling the death to be a homicide and the cause of death to be Neck Compression.

Police are looking to identify an unknown man who was with Tess Richey after her friend departed the area. The man has been described as white, taller than the deceased, approximately 5’7” – 6’, slim build, light-coloured short hair.

Update December 11th
Police are looking to identify a person of interest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637)

On Sunday February 4th at approximately 11pm ,Toronto Police arrested Kalen Schlatter, 21, of Toronto. Schlatter was charged with the second degree murder of Tess Richey. Schlatter appeared at College Park Courts today, February 5th, he remains in custody.

The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.

Toronto Homicide 55 – Brandon Clarke died of a gunshot wound

Toronto police were called to the area of Gennela Square and Morning View Trail on November 21st just before midnight on report of gunshots.

Police located the victim, Brandon Clarke, 30, suffering from serious injuries. Clarke was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police are searching for a suspect who has been described as 5’9″-5’10”, slim build, wearing dark clothing. Police said he was last seen fleeing on foot in the Gennela Square and Morning View Trail area.

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Update Toronto Homicide 54 – David Blacquiere dies of a stab wound

Toronto police were called to the area of Weston Rd. and Little Ave on November 14th at approximately 11:50am on report of an injured man.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a man in his 50’s suffering from a stab wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update November 14th
Toronto police have identified the victim as David Blacquiere. 54, of Angus, Ontario. Police are currently searching for Demetrius McFarquhar, 24, in relation to the death of Blacquiere.

 

Update November 19th

Toronto Police has issued a warrant for the arrest of Christopher Enrique Gordon, 18. Gordon is wanted for second degree murder. He has been described as 6’4″, 150 lbs., with a slender build, and black hair in braids.

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

Update November 23
A 16 year old girl turned herself into investigators at 12 Division. She was arrested and charged with: Accessory After the Fact To Murder.

Christopher Enrique Gordon, 18, and Demetrius McFarquhar, 24, are still on the run.

Update November 28th
Demetrius McFarquhar, 24, surrendered to police. McFarquhar has been charged with: Accessory After the Fact To Murder, Attempting to Obstruct Justice and Fail to Comply Recognizance.

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

 

The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.

Update: charges laid in Toronto homicide 53 – Henryk Dabrowski stabbed to death

Toronto police responded to an Unknown Trouble in the Wakunda Place and O’Connor Drive area on October 28th at approximately 8:50pm.

Police arrived to find Henryk Dabrowski, 60, of Toronto suffering from a serious injury in an apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy was conducted on October 29th, revealed the cause of death to be a stab wound to the torso.

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

Toronto Homicide Victim List 2017

Update January 20th
Toronto police arrested Gary Seymour Scott, 37, on January 17th and charged him with second degree murder in relation to the death of Henryk Dabrowski.

Toronto Homicide 52 – 82 year old Elsa Paolitto dies after an assault

Toronto police responded to a call in the Shaw Street and Dupont Street area on October 17th at approximately 4:20pm on report of an assault.

It was alledged that a 60 year old man attacked a 68 year old woman and Elsa Paolitto, 82. Paolitto was hospitalized for her injuries where she passed away on October 20th.

60 year old William Macciacchera was charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of Paolitto

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here. .

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.