Toronto Homicide 18 – Dean Joel Constance charged in the fatal stabbing of Dimitri Smith in North York

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Toronto police responded to a call for a Person with a Knife in the Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue West area on March 29th.

According to reports, there was an altercation between two men out front of a residential building. One man was stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon during the altercation. 32-year-old Dimitri Smith was transported to hospital where they succumbed to their injuries a short time later.

Photo: Victim – Dimitri Smith

Dean Joel Constance, 46, of Toronto, was arrested at the scene and charged with First Degree Murder.

Anyone in the area of Finch Avenue West and Dufferin Street, between 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., who may have dash camera footage or any other video, is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at