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Homicide #34/2016, Justin Andrew Bokma, 42,
Homicide #35/2016, Lefranc "Frank" Matthews, 41,
Media advisory,
Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 10:30 a.m.,
Headquarters, media gallery,
News conference,
Reward authorized

Broadcast time: 04:59
Wednesday, June 13, 2018


Case #: 2016-1148938

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., in the media gallery at headquarters, Homicide Detective Steve Henkel will update the media on the investigation into Homicide #34/2016, Justin Andrew Bokma, 42, and Homicide #35/2016, Lefranc "Frank" Matthews, 41.

Up to $50,000 is being offered as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer or killers responsible.

Family members will also be present and available for interviews after the news conference.

The news conference will be available on TOC and will be live-streamed.

Previously released:

On Friday, July 1, 2016, at 5:11 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the College Street and Augusta Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- officers arrived on scene and located two men with obvious gunshot wounds on the second floor at an address near that intersection

- the location was being operated as an after-hours club

- the first of the two men was pronounced at the scene

He has been identified as Justin Andrew Bokma, 42, of Toronto.

It is further reported that:

- the second man was taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries shortly thereafter

- he was pronounced upon arrival at the hospital

He has been identified as Lefranc "Frank" Matthews, 41, of Toronto.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016.

Two other people received injuries as a result of the shooting at the same address.

A 45-year-old man and a 34-year-old man made their own way to hospital later that morning. Their injuries are non-life-threatening

Toronto Police Service Homicide is asking any of the witnesses that night, who may have left before speaking to police, to call investigators.


Please note that, for the safety of employees and visitors, all persons entering Toronto Police Service headquarters must go through security screening. You are not required to submit to screening. You may leave at any time but, if you do not consent to this screening, you will be denied entry. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Steve Henkel, Homicide