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Homicide #81/2021,
Nugget Avenue and McCowan Road area,
Mohamed Asser, 23
Canada-wide warrant issued for second man,
Demetrius McFarquhar, 28



Broadcast time: 17:30
Date: Thursday, January 6, 2022
Unit: 42 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-2397941


The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating a man wanted in a homicide investigation.

On Monday, December 13, 2021, at 3:48 a.m., police responded to a call for a shooting in the Nugget Avenue and McCowan Road area.

See previous release.

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for another man wanted in this homicide investigation. Demetrius McFarquhar, 28, of Toronto, is wanted for:

1) Second Degree Murder

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


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 Sergeant Rob Choe, Homicide




Homicide #81/2021,
Nugget Avenue and McCowan Road area,
Mohamed Asser, 23
Canada-wide warrant issued for second man,
Demetrius McFarquhar, 28



Canada-wide Warrant issued in homicide investigation,
Demetrius McFarquhar, 28
Above: Canada-wide Warrant issued in homicide investigation, Demetrius McFarquhar, 28