Toronto Homicide #18 – Wilfred Kent Truman death deemed homicide

Toronto police responded to a medical call to a home in the Eglinton Avenue West and Black Creek Drive area on April 15th at approximately 6:25am.

On arrival police found Wilfred Kent Truman, 77, suffering from critical injuries.  Truman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Kyle Truman, 49, of Toronto, has been charged with First Degree Murder. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here

Woman shot to death in Cambridge ON

Waterloo Region Police responded to an area on King Street East, near Church Street North and Westminster Drive North in Cambridge on a report of a shooting, on April 17th at approximately 5:30pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a woman suffering from serious injuries. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced.

Police will be released more information as it becomes available.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to call police at 519-570-9777or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here.

Brantford man dies after serious assault

Brantford police responded to a report of an assault on April 5th at approximately 11:30 pm, on William Street.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the victim with serious injuries. He was then transported to the Brantford General Hospital without vital signs where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim’s identity and cause of death have not been released at this time. Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact Detective Cabral of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 

Brenda Lautaoja found dead in her Kirkland Lake home

OPP officers responded to a call for assistance on March 23rd in Kirkland Lake where they found the body of Brenda Lautaoja 68.

OPP said following an investigation, 33-year-old Troy Lautaoja from Kirkland Lake was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Police have not released the relationship between the victim and the accused.

Anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 .

21-year-old Kasabonika Lake First Nation man charged with killing a 6-year-old

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service were called to a report of a serious assault at a residence in Kasabonika Lake on March 20th.

On arrival police learned that the victim, a 6-year-old girl, had been transported to a medical centre by family, where she died of her injuries. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Lanny Edward Mekanak, 21, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Jason John Brown of Kitchener found dead on the side of an Oshawa road

Police said that a City of Oshawa employee driving on Stevenson Road North just south of Raglan Road West in north Oshawa noticed a body of a deceased male at the side of the road.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the body of Jason John Brown, 43, with obvious signs of trauma. Police are not releasing the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information of assistance to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Thorne of the DRPS Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5223.

Toronto Homicide #12 – Martin Anthony Johnson shot to death

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting at 2 Dorado Court, on March 11th at approximately 11:20pm.

Police arrived to find Martin Anthony Johnson, 51, of Toronto, in a hallway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Johnson was pronounced deceased at the scene. No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.
The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here

Sara Cimerman and Efraim Cimerman found dead inside a Richmond Hill Condo

York Regional Police responded to a call for welfare check at a condominium building on Clarissa Drive, on March 11th after family members were unable to get in contact with the residents.

Police arrived at the scene to find Sara CIMERMAN, 68 and Efraim CIMERMAN, 73, both of the Town of Richmond Hill deceased in the unit.

Police said there was no sign of forced entry and they do not believe there are any outstanding suspects.

Cause of death has not been released at this time.

Canadian major city homicide Statistics are available here.

Gaetan Jolin dies after serious assault in Ottawa

Ottawa Paramedics contacted Ottawa Police after a suspicious medical call on February 20th at approximately 1:30pm on Jolliet Avenue. Gaetan Jolin, 55, was found with serious injuries by unknown reasons and rushed to hospital for treatment.

Jolin died in hospital on February 21st, from injuries sustained in the assault. Michael Leduc, 43 was arrested on February 24th and charged with Second Degree Murder.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide of Gaetan Jolin is asked to call Major Crime at 613-236-1222.

The 2019 Ottawa Homicide Victim list is available here.

Toronto Homicide #9 – Veronika Mrhova dies in Hospital 5 days after being shot in her car

Toronto police responded to sound of gunshots in the Park Lawn Road and Lake Shore Boulevard West area on February 10th at approximately 6:50am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 24-year-old Veronika Mrhova in her white Mercedes-Benz, suffering from gunshot wounds. Mrhova was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries on February 15th.

Police said two people were last seen fleeing in a dark-coloured SUV, east on Lake Shore Boulevard West. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone who may have been in the area or who may have any information to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.