Toronto Homicide #71 – Margaret Cameron dies after being attacked at an apartment building

Toronto police were called to an upper floor of an apartment building at 1765 Weston Rd on December 20th at approximately 6:45pm.

Police arrived to find 66-year-old Margaret Cameron suffering from obvious signs of head trauma. Cameron was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

With the aid of the apartment building security footage, police were able to identify the suspect and make an arrest. Karl Hoyes, 49, of Toronto was arrested in the area of Peter Street and Queen St. W. on December 21st and charged with First Degree Murder. Police said Hoyes was a former resident of the building, and that Hoyes and Cameron were not well known to each other.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide at 416-808-7400. The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.