Toronto Homicide #78 – Muhammad Waqar Alam dies 2 weeks after stabbing incident

Toronto police responded to a report of unknown trouble in the Bonis Avenue and Birchmount Road area on December 19th at approximately 6:26pm.

It has been reported by TPS that Muhammad Waqar Alam, 31, was stabbed by a man and transported to hospital. Sahand Norouz Zadeh, 19, was originally arrested and charged with Attempt Murder and released on bail from court.

On January 2nd, Muhammad Waqar Alam died from his injuries in hospital. Sahand Norouz Zadeh was rearrested on Saturday, January 4, 2020 and charged with Second-Degree Murder.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here