Toronto police have identified the man who was fatally stabbed in the city’s east end as 62-year-old Etop Ituen. The incident occurred on July 27, when officers responded to a call and found Ituen with stab wounds at the rear of an apartment building. He was taken to the hospital but later died. A suspect, 67-year-old Christopher Wood, has been taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder. This marks the city’s 37th homicide of the year. CP24 reported
Toronto police have officially identified the man who was fatally stabbed in the city’s east end earlier this week. The incident occurred near Coxwell Avenue and Dundas Street East on the morning of July 27, when officers responded to a call and discovered a man with stab wounds at the rear of an apartment building. The victim, identified as 62-year-old Etop Ituen of Toronto, was rushed to the hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. This tragic event marks the 37th homicide in Toronto this year.
At the scene, a suspect was apprehended and has since been charged with first-degree murder. The suspect, identified as 67-year-old Christopher Wood, was taken into custody and remains in police custody.
This incident serves as a reminder of the ongoing issue of violence in our city. It is crucial for communities to come together and support one another in order to prevent these senseless acts from occurring. The Toronto Police Service continues to investigate the motive behind this crime and urges anyone with information to come forward.
In the wake of this tragedy, it is important to prioritize safety and take precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones. We must remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities. Together, we can strive for a safer and more peaceful community..