Toronto Police Service

Cold Case Files

Homicide #30/1976


Photo of the victim
Ernest Earl

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Murdered on: July 20, 1976

Location: 51 Division

Details of Investigation:

On Tuesday, July 20, 1976, at about 3:30 a.m., police responded to a 911 call at 537 Parliament Street.

The victim was discovered inside the Winchester Hotel, suffering from blunt trauma. Despite life-saving efforts by emergency personnel, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Additional Information:

No further information available.

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