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Homicide #60/2019,
22 Madison Avenue

Broadcast time: 15:15
Sunday, November 3, 2019

53 Division

Case #: 2019-2106976

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at approximately 11:41 p.m., police responded to a call for a stabbing at 22 Madison Avenue.

It is reported:
- There was a party in the house. A man became involved in an altercation. He produced a knife but was disarmed by other party-goers and ejected.
- He tried to re-gain entry to the house and became enraged.
- Other individuals tried to calm him down. He produced another knife and randomly attacked other individuals in line trying to get into the party.

One of the victims made his way to hospital with the help of friends. He was admitted with critical injuries.

Firdous Nabizada, 19, of Toronto succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased in hospital.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Monday, November 4, 2019.

Jacob Alves, 19, of no fixed address, had been arrested and charged with a number of offences. His charges have been upgraded to:

1) Second Degree Murder

He is expected to again appear in court at College Park on Monday, November 4, 2019, at 10 a.m., in room 501.

There were many people at the party. Investigators would like to speak to anyone who was at the party, may have taken video or pictures, or anyone in the area that may have security or dashcam video.

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 Tim Gallant, Homicide