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Homicide #36/2020,
251 Woolner Avenue,
Mohamed Sow, 21,
Photograph to be removed

Broadcast time: 13:15
Monday, July 13, 2020


Case #: 2020-1281439

On Sunday, July 12, 2020, the Toronto Police Service issued a news release regarding a homicide that took place on Friday, July 10, 2020, at 10:17 p.m., in the area of 251 Woolner Avenue.

The news release included a photograph of the deceased.

His photograph has been removed and can no longer be published as per section 110, Subsection 1, of the YCJA:

110. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall publish the name of a young person, or any other information related to a young person, if it would identify the young person as a young person dealt with under this Act.

The news release also included the age of the deceased as 20-years-old. In fact, he was 21-years-old.

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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications