Beach homicide Toronto’s 28th this year

Toronto’s 28th homicide of the year has taken place in the Beach. Toronto police say they answered a call about a stabbing at the apartment building at 2422 Queen St. E. just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, May 6. When officers arrived at the scene near Queen East and Blantyre Avenue, they found a man […]

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A Toronto man arrested by Montreal police for first-degree murder after his mother was found dead in her home near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues is in custody in Toronto. Police arrested 25-year-old Justin Scott in a west-end neighbourhood of Montreal on Thursday, June 4. Toronto homicide officers transported Scott back to Toronto on Tuesday, June […]

Murder suspect arrested in Montreal

Montreal police have arrested a Toronto man wanted for first-degree murder after his mother was found dead in her home near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues. Police arrested 25-year-old Justin Scott in a west-end neighbourhood of Montreal on Thursday, June 4. In Toronto, police were called to a home near Danforth and Woodbine just after noon on Tuesday, June […]

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Witnesses to a shooting murder at a Danforth Avenue restaurant are being asked to contact police. On Tuesday, May 19 at about 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the sound of gunshots near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues. Police found Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf, 21, of Toronto, suffering from obvious trauma. He was rushed to a hospital, where […]

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A man described as a valued family member, friend and community advocate is the victim of a homicide after a dispute near Danforth and Greenwood Avenues on Sept. 27. Nahom Berhane, 34, was walking on Danforth with friends when he became involved in an altercation with another man. The man fled the scene when Berhane’s […]

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One man is dead and another in hospital after a fight broke out between two groups of people outside a licensed restaurant on Danforth Avenue just east of Dawes Road. Toronto Police were called to the scene just after 5 p.m. on Sept. 8 to find two males suffering from obvious stab wounds. Dwayne Goodwin, […]

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Police are looking for anyone with information to step forward after a murder on Walpole Avenue, between Coxwell and Greenwood just south of the rail line. At about 8:50 p.m. on May 24 officers responded to a call and found a man with apparent gunshot wounds. Douglas Parker, 20, of Toronto, was pronounced dead at […]

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A man is in custody after a sexual assault at the Crescent Town Club on April 25. During the evening hours, a nine year-old girl was approached at the club by a man who sexually assaulted her. Police were called three days later, and made an arrest. Rui Qian Chen, 63, faces charges including two […]

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The city’s 14th and 15th homicides took place on east Danforth on March 19. At 8:44 p.m., police responded to calls for a shooting at 2215 Danforth Ave. When officers arrived they found two men lying on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at St. Michael’s Hospital. The victims have been […]