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Homicide #37/2017,
Danforth Road and Eglinton Avenue East,
Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33,
Man, 18, charged with Second-Degree Murder



Broadcast time: 08:32
Friday, September 8, 2017

43 Division
416-808-7400

Case #: 17-1593482


On Sunday, September 3, 2017, at 2:12 a.m., police responded to a call for unknown trouble in the Danforth Road and Eglinton Avenue East area.

Police located a man with obvious signs of trauma. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

On Wednesday, September 7, 2017, the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced. He has been identified as Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33, of Toronto.

On Wednesday, September 7, 2017, Prosper Jean Laurent, 18, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Second-Degree Murder

He was scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Thursday, September 8, 2017, 10 a.m.

Police are still seeking assistance with this investigation and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Leslie Dunkley, Homicide




Homicide #37/2017,
Danforth Road and Eglinton Avenue East,
Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33,
Man, 18, charged with Second-Degree Murder



Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33. victim in Homicide #37/2017
Above: Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33. victim in Homicide #37/2017