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Homicide #54/2017,
David Blacquiere, 54,
Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West area,
Man, 24, surrenders to police, faces three charges

Broadcast time: 09:18
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

12 Division

Case #: 2017-2060242

The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public on an arrest in the investigation into Homicide #54/2017.

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 11:52 a.m., police responded to a stabbing in the Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West area.

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On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 6 a.m., Demetrius McFarquhar, 24, surrendered to police at 12 Division. He has been charged with:

1) Accessory After the Fact To Murder
2) Attempting to Obstruct Justice
3) Fail to Comply Recognizance

He is scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 10 a.m., room 204.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Rob North, Homicide