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Homicide #5/2018,
Simon Zerezghi, 25,
Update,
Two men arrested, charged with First-Degree Murder



Broadcast time: 08:32
Sunday, February 4, 2018

51 Division
416-808-7400

Case #: 2018-183793


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of two arrests in a Homicide investigation.

On Monday, January 29, 2018, at 8:11 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a stabbing in the Yonge Street, just south of Wellesley Street area.

It is alleged that:

- multiple men were chasing a man southbound on Yonge Street

- the man was stabbed in the chest

Police arrived on scene and located the man. He was taken to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.

See previous release.

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, Homicide investigators arrested Colin Defreitas, 25, of Toronto.

He has been charged with:

1) First-Degree Murder
2) Attempted Murder
3) Failing to Comply with a Recognizance

He has already appeared in court.

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, Homicide investigators arrested James Craig, 32, of Toronto.

He has been charged with:

1) First-Degree Murder
2) Attempted Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Sunday, February 4, 2018.

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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Gary Giroux, Homicide