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Toronto Homicide #67: Kareem Hastings found dead

Toronto police responded to a medical complaint on December 17th at around 2:45 pm at 2089 Lawrence Ave West.

Police arrive to find Kareem Hastings, 22, in the stairwell of the building, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the shooting happened just after midnight on December 17th, and urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The Toronto Homicide Victims List and links is available here.

Update Ottawa Homicide 23 & 24: Asma A-Noor and Nasiba A-Noor found dead in Ottawa

Ottawa Police responded to a call of two women found dead in a home in the area of McCarthy Road and Paul Anka Dr on December 16th at around.

Police said the victim’s are ages 29 and 32, however their names and cause of death will not be released at this time.

Ottawa police have a suspect in custody.

More to come….

Update December 18th

Musab A-Noor 29, has been charged with first and second degree murder in the deaths of Asma A-Noor, 32, and Nasiba A-Noor, 29. Police said both women died of stab wounds.

The Ottawa homicide victims list is available here.

Toronto’s 66th Homicide: Sarah Vermelhudo dies from a stab wound

Toronto Police were called to the area of College st, and Dufferin on December 16 at around 8pm on report of a person with a knife.

Police found two female victims, and both were rushed to hospital. The first victim was treated and expected to recover, and the second victim Sarah Vermelhudo 38, was pronounced dead.

Police are looking for 21 year old Shayne MacDonald of Toronto. MacDonald is wanted for second degree murder and attempted murder. He is described as 5’10”, 160 lbs.,  and light-brown hair.

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

The Toronto 2016 Homicide Victims list is available here.

Man in his 20’s dead in Torontos 65th homicide of 2016

Toronto police were called to the area outside of Tropics Restaurant and Bar at 260 Markham Rd at around 12:30 am December 14th,  on Report of gunfire.

Homicide detective Det. Jeffrey Tavares said an altercation broke out in front of the restaurant before gunshots. One man in his 20’s ran from the scene collapsing. He was rushed to hospital where he died of gunshot related injuries.

Two other people were injured at the scene, but are expected to survive.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 416-808-4300.

The 2016 Toronto homicide victims list is available here.

Ottawa’s 22nd homicide: 20 year old Abdullah Al-Tutunji stabbed to death

Ottawa police were called to the area of Prince of Wales Drive and Meadowlands Drive on December 11th at approximately 2:45 am on report of a stabbing.

Police said 20 year old Abdullah Al-Tutunji was unconscious when paramedics arrived. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Jordane Larocque-Laplante 20 was treated for minor injuries and released to police. Larocque-Laplante has been charged with second degree murder in the stabbing death of Abdullah Al-Tutunji.

The 2016 Ottawa homicide victim’s list is available here.

Ardian Kaloshi fatally shot outside of a Toronto Social Club

Toronto police responded to reports of gunshots at 393 Donlands Avenue at around 10pm on December 7th.

Police found Ardian Kaloshi 46 suffering from a gunshot wound to the head in front of an unmarked store front that is believed to be a social club.

Kaloshi was rushed to hospital where he died of his injury. Police are looking into surveillance videos from the neighboring store fronts, and urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

The deat of Ardian Kaloshi is the 64th for Toronto this year. The complete Toronto Homicide victims list is available here.

Ottawa Homicide #20: 17 year old Leslie Mwakio

Ottawa Police were called to the area of Bayswater Avenue near Laurel Street on December 6th just before 11 pm on reports of gunfire.

Police found Leslie Mwakio 17 of Ottawa suffering from a gunshot wound. Mwakio was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

The death of Leslie Mwakio is the 20th this year. The Ottawa Homicide Victim’s list is available here.

Toronto homicide #63: Stabbing victim pronounced dead in hospital

Toronto Police were called to the area of Finch Avenue West and Hwy. 400 on December 4th at around 3am on report of a stabbing.

Police found a man critically injured at the scene. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

More to come…

Update December 5th

police have identified the latest Toronto homicide victim as Vitaliy Ferynskyy 32 of Thornhill.

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

UPDATE: Body found in Kleinburg Ontario

York Regional Police responded to the area of Howland Drive and Nashville Road, west of Highway 27 on report of a body found in a wooded area on December 1st at around 3:30 pm.

Police located the body of a woman, believed to be of middle eastern descent.  The Homicide Team has taken over the investigation.

More to come…

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865

Update – December 3

Police identified the victim as Dr. Elana Fric Shamji 40. Dr. Elana Fric Shamji, a mother of three who worked as a family physician at the Scarborough Hospital. Shamji was said to have died as a result of strangulation and blunt force trauma.

Police believe that Shamji was murdered in the family’s North York home before being driven to a wooded area and dumped in York Region.

Police have charged her husband, Dr. Mohammed Shamji 40, a prominent neurosurgeon, with first degree murder.

Toronto police have classified the death of Shamji as the 62nd homicide of 2016. The Toronto homicide Victims list is available here.