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Homicide #87/2018,
263 Pharmacy Road

Broadcast time: 19:30
Sunday, October 21, 2018

41 Division

Case #: 2018-1939006

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at approximately 10:51 a.m., officers responded to a call for a See Ambulance at 263 Pharmacy Avenue.

When police arrived, paramedics were treating a three-week-old infant with obvious signs of trauma. The infant was rushed to hospital and placed on life support.

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, the infant succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased.

A post-mortem examination will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Matthew Bouffard, 29, of Toronto, was arrested on Thursday, October 18, 2018. He was charged with:

1. Aggravated Assault

He appeared in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 10 a.m., in room 412.

His charges will be re-evaluated pending the results of the post-mortem examination.

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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Kevin Leahy, Homicide