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Homicide #33/2021,
Man charged with First-Degree Murder following death of Constable Jeffrey Northrup



Broadcast time: 17:15
Date: Friday, July 2, 2021
Unit: Homicide
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1236780


The Toronto Police Service has charged a man in connection with the death of a serving officer.

Umar Zameer, 31, has been charged with:

1) First-Degree Murder

He appeared at Old City Hall on Tuesday, July 2, 2021. He was remanded in custody until his next court appearance at Old City Hall on Friday, July 23, 2021, at 2 p.m., room 112.

Homicide is leading the investigation and are urging anyone who had a vehicle parked in the underground at 100 Queen Street West, below Nathan Phillips Square, to check their dash-cams and contact investigators at 416-808-7400.

There are no outstanding suspects.

There is a publication ban in place and no further details can be released at this time.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Connie Osborne, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Jeff Allington, Homicide