Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue area,
Julia Sokolov, 24,
Man charged with First-Degree Murder
Broadcast time: 15:40
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Case #: 2017-1640198
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance with a homicide investigation.
On Sunday, September 10, 2017, at 1:49 p.m., police responded to a radio call for an Unknown Trouble in the Birchmount Road and Danforth Avenue area.
It is alleged that:
- officers arrived and located a 50-year-old woman who was injured
- the woman advised that there was a man inside the building with a knife
- officers entered the apartment unit and located a 24-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries
- the woman was taken to hospital via emergency run
On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Michal Nowaczek-Said, 24, of Toronto, was arrested. He was charged with:
1) Attempt Murder
2) Assault Bodily Harm
3) five counts of Assault Peace Officer
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, the woman succumbed to her injuries.
She has been identified as Julia Sokolov, 24, of Toronto.
Michal Nowaczek-Said's charges have been upgraded to First-Degree Murder.
He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Thursday September 21, 2017, 10 a.m., room 412
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.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Joyce Schertzer, Homicide