Toronto’s 43rd homicide victim identified

Police have identified the victim of Saturday’s homicide as well as the wanted suspect.

In a Press release On Sunday, Toronto police identified the city’s 43rd homicide victim as Leon Tyrell, a 38-year-old Torontonian.

The man died following a stab wound in the lobby of a Scarborough apartment building at 10 Glen Everest Rd.

Officers responded to a call for a stabbing there around 11:40 a.m. They found a man with “obvious trauma”. He was rushed to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, the statement said.

Meanwhile, police are looking for Sathiskumar “Ryan” Rajaratnam, a 34-year-old Toronto resident. He is wanted for second degree murder on a Canada-wide warrant.

He is described as six foot one inch, 180 pounds, of slim build, with shaved black hair on the sides and brown eyes. He has tattoos on his chest and shoulders, police said in the statement.

According to the police, he is armed, violent and dangerous. They urge anyone who sees him not to approach him and to call 9-1-1 instead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).


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