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Homicides #18/2018 to #27/2018,
Yonge Street tragedy,
Alek Minassian, 25, facing three additional charges



Broadcast time: 16:10
Thursday, May 10, 2018

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Case #: 2018-727511


On Monday, April 23, 2018, Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, was charged with:

1) 10 counts of First-Degree Murder
2) 13 counts of Attempted Murder

He appeared in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

A news conference was held at Toronto Police headquarters on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, where Chief Mark Saunders, Homicide Detective Sergeant Graham Gibson and Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario, spoke.

The news conference can be viewed on YouTube: click here.


On Friday, April 27, 2018, Toronto Police Service Homicide Inspector Bryan Bott and Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario, provided an update into the Yonge Street tragedy investigation and released the names of the deceased. Click here for the previous release.


On Thursday, May 10, 2018, Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, was additionally charged with:

1) three counts of Attempted Murder

He appeared in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, May 10, 2018.


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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Graham Gibson, Homicide