Toronto Homicide 13 – Melinda Boon, who was located following a fire, is the victim of a homicide

The 2023 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here

Toronto police and fire crews responded to a Fire call in the Grand Avenue and Dalesford Road area on March 23 at approximately 12:22am.

on arrival Melinda Boon, 64, of Toronto, was located inside the residence, unresponsive. Boon was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries on March 29th.

As a result of a post-mortem examination, Toronto Police Service Homicide Unit took carriage of the investigation.

On Wednesday, April 5, 2023, Dusan Ludvig, 81, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

  1. First Degree Murder
  2. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at