Cindy Torbar stabbed to death in Peterborough

52 year old Cindy Torbar, mother of two was stabbed multiple times in the back, in her home on March 19th by a 25 year old student who was renting a room in her home. She died shortly after arrival of the police

Police were called to the home just before midnight on a report of a stabbing. On arrival Police found the knife wielding man,  and shots were fired. The man was taken to hospital to be treated for his wounds. Charges will be laid once the man is stable.


April 20th
John Lai 25, who was renting a room at Torbar’s home while attending post-secondary school, is now charged with murder however the Crown has not yet determined the degree.