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Homicide #51/2018,
Matthew Lidster, 29,
Danforth Avenue and Greenwood Avenue area,
Man, 19, charged with Second-Degree Murder

Broadcast time: 21:34
Tuesday, July 3, 2018


Case #: 2018-1194072

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, at approximately 3:22 a.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing in the Danforth Avenue and Greenwood Avenue area.

See previous release.

On Tuesday, July 3, 2018, Paul Napolitano, 19, surrendered to police and was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Second-Degree Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10 a.m., room 501

Homicide investigators are appealing to two women who were on the eastbound 300B blue line bus on Sunday, July 1, 2018, to contact them.

One woman is described as white, blonde hair, wearing a black tank top. She had a verbal exchange with a man at the back of the bus.

The second woman was sitting at the back of the bus and is described as white with brown hair. She was able to overhear this exchange. Both women exited the bus on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at 3:09 a.m. at what is believed to be Castle Frank station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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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Gary Long, Corporate Communications, for Detective Amanda Thornton, Homicide