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Homicide #51/2017,
58 Thorncliffe Park Drive



Broadcast time: 15:03
Friday, October 20, 2017

Homicide
416-808-7400

Case #: 2017-1897265


On Friday, October 20, 2017, at 12:35 a.m., police responded to a call for Unknown Trouble at 58 Thorncliffe Park Drive.

A woman was located in an apartment suffering from significant trauma.

She has been identified as Marite Zala, 69, of Toronto.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Ernest Lajos Zala, 31, of Toronto was arrested at the scene and charged with:

1) First Degree Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, October 20, 2017, at College Park, 2 p.m., room 501.

Anyone who knew of his whereabouts, or who saw him on Thursday, October 19, 2017, or who has any information, is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Andy Singh, Homicide




Homicide #51/2017,
58 Thorncliffe Park Drive



Ernest Lajos Zala, 31, charged in Homicide #51/2017
Above: Ernest Lajos Zala, 31, charged in Homicide #51/2017