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Homicide #19/2021
Gamble Avenue and Pape Avenue Area,
Cynthia Coffey, 64

Broadcast time: 13:20
Date: Monday, April 5, 2021
Unit: Homicide
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-618567

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a homicide investigation.

On Sunday, April 4, 2021, at 8:22 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a missing person in the Pape Avenue and Gamble Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- a woman had not been heard from for some time

- officers located a woman in an apartment with significant injuries

- the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene

The victim has been identified as Cynthia Coffey, 64, of Toronto.

On Monday, April 5, 2021, Hugo Munoz, 46, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Second Degree Murder

He is scheduled to appear virtually at Old City Hall on Monday, April 5, 2021, at 10 a.m. courtroom 112.

The accused and the victim were known to each other.

This is an active investigation and police remain in the area carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding Cynthia's death.

Anyone who may have seen Cynthia Coffey, or heard or witnessed anything suspicious, is urged to contact Homicide Detectives. The smallest amount of information could be vital to 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 or Google Play.

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Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Brandon Price, Homicide

Homicide #19/2021
Gamble Avenue and Pape Avenue Area,
Cynthia Coffey, 64

Homicide #19/2021
Cynthia Coffey, 64
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