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Toronto Homicide #4 – Lingathasan Suntharamoorthy shot to death on Dundalk Drive

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting at 100 Dundalk drive on January 12th at approximately 12:18am.

Police and paramedics found Lingathasan Suntharamoorthy, 36, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Suntharamoorthy was pronounced at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #3 – 18-year-old Aseel Yehya shot to death

Toronto police responded to report of gunshots in the area of
Redwater Drive and Elmhurst Drive  on January 9th at 9:20 pm.

Police arrived to find 18-year-old Aseel Yehya , suffering from gunshot wound. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

It has been reported by Toronto Police that the young man was approached by a dark coloured vehicle when gunshots were heard. The victim attempted to flee the area on foot, when he was was shot and collapsed.

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

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

arrest made in St. Catharines 1st homicide of the year.

St. Catharines police were called to a residence in the area of Collier Street and Westchester Avenue for a welfare check on January 5th at 10:55am.

Police arrived to find a 53 year old male in distress. The victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

28 year old Alexander Windsor from the City of Welland has been arrested and is facing a charge of second degree murder.

Updated: Toronto police investigating the City’s first homicide of 2019

Toronto police responded to report of a stabbing at approximately 12:24 a.m at a residential building near Gordonridge Pl. and Danforth Rd.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a man in his 30’s suffering from a stab wound to the upper body. Despite life saving efforts the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Update: Police have named the victim as 36 year old Ian Dyer, of Toronto.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Update, On Tuesday, January 8th, Leigh Ming, 34, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with first degree murder.

Toronto Homicide #96 – Cimran Farah dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police responded to a call for a Shooting in the Kipling Avenue and Rowntree Road area, on December 21st at approximately 9:00pm.

Police said they arrived to find a 19, 20 and 51-year-old who had all been shot. The 19 and 20-year-old had been shot while inside a vehicle. All three were transported to hospital where 20-year-old Cimran Farah died of his injuries on December 27th.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400
The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Homicide investigation is underway after an 83 year old woman found dead in Mississauga

Peel police were called to a residence in the area of Cawthra Road and Silver Creek Boulevard in Mississauga on a report of an unresponsive female, on December 21st at approximately 9:48am.

On arrival police and paramedics located an 83-year-old woman with signs of trauma and she was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Police will not release the identity of the victim until next of kin has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205

Click here for the Mississauga homicide count and victim list

Toronto Homicide #95 – Downtown shooting leaves Edwin “Chris” Humberto Velasquez dead

Toronto police responded to a call for a Shooting in the King Street West and Spadina Avenue area, on December 19th at approximately 12:10am.

It is alleged that a Edwin “Chris” Humberto Velasquez, 34, was walking with a group of people when he was approached by the suspect. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds, and was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said a woman in the area was also injured but is expected to survive. 

The suspect fled the area in a vehicle believed to be a blue Mazda. Security camera images of the vehicle have been released by Toronto police.
The licence plate on the vehicle was ATVP 407, however that plate is not associated to that vehicle. The vehicle fled westbound on King Street West. You can view the security footage here YouTube .

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #94 – Lawrence Errol Joel John dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police responded to a call for a shooting at 10 San Romanoway on December 18, at approximately 6:17am. 

Police and paramedics arrived to find Lawrence Errol Joel John, 28, of Toronto, inside a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds. John was pronounced at the scene. 

It is alleged that Jones and a woman were sitting in a vehicle when they were approached by a group. The group shot into the car then fled the scene.

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


The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.
 

Charges laid in the death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob

Thunder Bay police responded to a report of a 
passerby seeing what they believed to be a body at the southern portion of Chapples Park, on December 9th at 11:30am.

Police arrived to find the body of a young man deceased. The victim was transported to Toronto where an autopsy was performed on December 12th. The results of the examination confirmed the body discovered was that of Braiden Jacob, 17, who had been reported missing earlier.

Thunder Bay Police arrested and charged a 22-year-old male in connection with the homicide of Braiden Jacob. Police said the man was arrested on December 14th at approximately 5:00pm.  The accused is facing a charge of second degree murder and is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.

Toronto Homicide #93 – Jonathan Gayle-West found suffering gunshot wounds, in a vehicle that crashed into a tree

Toronto Emergency crews were called to the area of  Islington Avenue near St. Andrews Boulevard, at approximately 6:20 pm on December 12th, on report of a vehicle that mounted the sidewalk and struck a tree.

Police and Paramedics located the vehicle with the victim inside. The victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

No other information is available at this time. 

Update 
The victim has been identified as Jonathan Gayle-West, 29, of Oshawa.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.