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Homicide #8/2018,
Terrance Coughlin, 59,
Curtis Ashley Wheatley, 35, arrested,
Charged with First-Degree Murder

Broadcast time: 18:04
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

13 Division

Case #: 2018-366454

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest in a Homicide investigation.

It is alleged that:

- on Monday, February 26, 2018, at 11:57 p.m., police responded to reports that a man was being assaulted by another man in the Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue West area.

- officers arrived on scene and located a man with obvious trauma

- he was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, and was pronounced

See previous release.

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, during the afternoon, TPS Homicide officers arrested Curtis Ashley Wheatley, 35, of Toronto.

He has been charged with:

1) First-Degree Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 a.m., courtroom 306.

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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Andy Singh, Homicide