UPDATE – Stephen Russell dies from stab wound to the neck

Toronto Police were called to a rooming house at 81 Charles St. East at around 9:15 pm on July 29th on report of a stabbing. Police arrived to find 58 year old Stephen Russell with a serious stab wound to the neck.

Russell was declared diseased by paramedics.The death of Russell marks Toronto’s 40th homicide of 2016.

No suspects have been named at this time.

**UPDATE** August 23
Kitten Keyes, 49, was arrested  and charged with second degree murder in connection to the death of Stephen Russell.

Click here to see the other 43 victims of 2016