Toronto Homicide #27 – James Andrew Smith stabbed to death in the Downtown Core

Toronto police officers responded to a call for a medical complaint in the Yonge Street and Charles Street area on June 8th at approximately 12:14am.

Police arrived to find James Andrew Smith, 52, of Toronto, suffering from stab wounds to his upper body. Smith was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said
Smith had been standing by the main entrance of 730 Yonge Street, when he was attacked by a male suspect who fled on foot. 

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200.

Update June 10th
Toronto police arrested Eric Bryant Ram, 24, of no fixed address, on June 10th and charged him with Second-Degree Murder.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.