Toronto Homicide #40/2020, Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West area: Update, Victim identified and two men charged

Toronto, Ontario – The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public on the investigation into Homicide #40/2020.

On Sunday, August 9, 2020, at 3:31 a.m., police were called to unknown trouble in the Baden Street and Lakeview Avenue area.

The victim has been identified as Remi Almeida, 22, of Toronto.

On Sunday, August 9, 2020, members of the Toronto Police Service arrested Eric Medeiros, 21, and Jose Pereira De Medeiros, 48, both of Toronto.

They have each been charged with:

1. Second Degree Murder.

Both are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall, on Monday, August 10, 2020, 10 a.m., in room 101.

BACKGROUND

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

On Sunday, August 9, 2020, at 3:31 a.m., police were called for an Unknown Trouble in the Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West area.

It is reported that:

– police, fire and paramedics located a man, with obvious injuries, in a laneway in the Baden Street and Lakeview Avenue area,

He was transported to hospital and later pronounced deceased.

Toronto Homicide 40
Toronto Homicide 40

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone who was in the area at the time of the stabbing to contact them.

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.

Case #: 2020-1486174

Toronto Police Service



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