York Regional Police charge Raphael Banon with the May 2021, murder of his girlfriend in Vaughan

The 2021 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here.

York Regional Police responded to a residence on North Park Road in the City of Vaughan on the report that a man found his girlfriend not breathing on May 6th at approximately 8:00am.

On arrival police located a deceased 19-year-old female at the scene. York Region police announced on October 20th that a post-mortem examination conducted by the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service determined the death was a homicide.

On October 13, 2021, officers arrested Raphael BANON, 20, of the City of Vaughan and charged him with Second Degree Murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or email the Homicide Unit at homicide@yrp.ca