Menhaz Zaman in custody after four people found dead in a Markham home.

York Regional Police responded to report of multiple injured people in a home on Castlemore Avenue, in Markham ON, just before 3:00 p.m on July 28th.

Const. Andy Pattenden said, officers arrived at the home and were met by 23-year-old Menhaz Zaman at the front door, and he was placed under arrest. Police then entered the home and found 4 people deceased. Zaman has been charged with First Degree Murder x4

The identities of the deceased and cause of death have not been released at this time, however, police have confirmed that the deceased are three adult women and one adult man. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Homicide Unit at 866-876-5423 x7865

Update July 31
The victims have been identified as 70-year-old Firoza Begum, 50-year-old Momotaz Begum, 59-year-old Moniruz Zaman, and 21-year-old Malesa Zaman. The cause of death has been determined but will not be released to protect the integrity of the case before the courts.