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Homicide #53/2021,
Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue,
John Manion, 77



Broadcast time: 11:15
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1484398


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

On Friday, August 6, 2021, at approximately 4:10 p.m., police responded to a call for an assault in the Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue area.

See previous release.

On Sunday, August 29, 2021, the victim succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced deceased in hospital.

Homicide Squad has now taken carriage of this investigation.

The victim has been identified as John Manion, 77, of Toronto.

Arja Duffy, 41, of Toronto, is wanted for:

1) Manslaughter

She is considered violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

The male suspect, also wanted in this investigation, has not yet been identified.

Updated photographs of the two suspects have been released.

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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Trevor Grieve, Homicide




Homicide #53/2021,
Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue,
John Manion, 77



Victim of Homicide #53/2021,
John Manion, 77
Above: Victim of Homicide #53/2021, John Manion, 77




Homicide #53/2021,
Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue,
John Manion, 77



Woman wanted in Homicide #53/2021,
Arja Duffy, 41
Above: Woman wanted in Homicide #53/2021, Arja Duffy, 41




Homicide #53/2021,
Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue,
John Manion, 77



Man wanted in Homicide #53/2021
Above: Man wanted in Homicide #53/2021