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Homicide #36/2019,
Grenville Johhnson, 56

Broadcast time: 15:18
Thursday, August 8, 2019


Case #: 2019-1492032

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 3:02 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a stabbing at 729 St.Clair Avenue West.

It is alleged that:

- a physical altercation took place between two men

- one man grabbed a knife and stabbed the other man

The man who was stabbed was taken to hospital. He later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Grenville Johnson, 56, of Toronto.

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, Glen McGregor, 57, of Toronto was arrested. He is charged with:

1. Second Degree Murder

He appeared in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 10 a.m.

Investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have information that may assist with the investigation.

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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Steve Henkel, Homicide