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Homicide #4/2021,
Mathersfield Drive,
Sirac Tesfay, 23,
Update,
Another arrest made



Broadcast time: 14:10
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Unit: Homicide
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-185744


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

On Friday, January, 29, 2021, at approximately 8 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a shooting in the Mathersfield Drive area.

It is alleged:

- police arrived and located a 23-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman suffering from multiple gun shot wounds

- Sirac Tesfay, 23, of Toronto, died as a result of his injuries

See previous release.

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Lee-Davis Rurimirije, 20, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. First Degree Murder
2. Attempt Murder

He appeared at College Park Courts, 444 Yonge Street, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, room 507.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Munish Dhoum, Homicide