Toronto police say a 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with the homicide of a 79-year-old man in Toronto.
Investigators say that on April 14 at about 8:15 a.m., police responded to a sudden death call on Howard Drive, near Leslie Street and Sheppard Avenue East, in North York.
Officers found the victim, identified by police as 79-year-old Dr. Paul Morgan, with obvious signs of trauma.
Sources told Global News that Morgan was a retired dentist and that a friend went to check on him because he hadn’t heard from him in a while. The friend found Morgan deceased and called police, sources said.
Police said Makoons Meawasige-Moore, 23, of Toronto was arrested on Monday. He is charged with second-degree murder.
This is Toronto’s 22nd homicide of 2020.
— With files from Catherine McDonald
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