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Homicide #68/2018,
20 Melham Court,
Garfield Chambers, 43, wanted for Second-Degree Murder,
Garfield Chambers, 43, arrested, charged with Second-Degree Murder

Broadcast time: 08:36
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

42 Division

Case #: 2018-1564549

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

On Friday, August 24, 2018, at 12:48 p.m., officers responded to a call for an assault in between the parking lots of 2305 Markham Road and 20 Melham Court.

Officers attended the area and located a man with obvious trauma. He was pronounced shortly after.

An appeal was made for the public's assistance locating a man wanted in connection with the Homicide.

See previous release.

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at 11 p.m., Garfield Chambers, 43, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Second-Degree Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 10 a.m.

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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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Mike Carbone, Homicide