Update, Charges Laid: Toronto Homicide #48 – Edwin McGowen dies as a result of injuries sustained in an assault

Toronto police officers responded to an emergency call for service in relation to a medical complaint at 41 Antrim Crescent on September 22nd at approximately 11:05pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Edwin McGowan, 52, of Toronto, suffering from serious injuries that were the result of an assault. Despite life-saving efforts, McGowen was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police have not named any suspects, and the Homicide Squad has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

On Friday, September 27, 2019, Peter Wight, 42, of Pickering, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Second-Degree Murder

Update: October 15th
On October 13 2019, O’Neil Thompson, 35, of Pickering, was arrested by police. He has been charged with:

1) Second Degree Murder

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.