Toronto Homicide #54 – James Rushton charged with the murder of his father Thomas Denney

Toronto police responded to reports of a group of people fighting in the area of King Street West and University Avenue on September 2nd at approximately 10:42 pm.

Police arrived to find Thomas Denney, 62, of Toronto, suffering from a stab wound. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim’s son, James Rushton, 38 and of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.