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Homicide #17/2018,
Joel Newby, 23,
Man, 27, arrested

Broadcast time: 08:55
Friday, May 4, 2018

41 Division

Case #: 2018-711594

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

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, a Canada wide arrest warrant was issued for Joshua Bewley, 27, for the offence of First-Degree Murder of Joel Newby, 23, on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

See previous release.

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, he was located and arrested with the assistance of the Vancouver Police Department.

Toronto Police Service and Vancouver Police Department are working together to extradite him to Toronto to face his charges.

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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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jeffery Tavares, Homicide