23-year-old man charged in retired Toronto dentist’s murder – Toronto

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.


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Police said Makoons Meawasige-Moore, 23, of Toronto was arrested on Monday. He is charged with second-degree murder.

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This is Toronto’s 22nd homicide of 2020.

— With files from Catherine McDonald




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Toronto police investigating after 79-year-old retired dentist’s body found in North York home – Toronto


Toronto police say they are investigating after a man’s body was found inside a North York home early Tuesday morning.

Police said officers were called to a home on Howard Drive at around 8 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a deceased man in the home suffering from “obvious signs of trauma.”

Police sources told Global News the man was 79-year-old retired dentist Dr. Paul Morgan. Sources said a friend went to check on Morgan because he hadn’t heard from him for a while and unfortunately found him deceased.

The friend was the one to call police, according to the source.


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Homicide investigators have taken over the investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.

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The incident marks Toronto’s 21st homicide of 2020.

With files from Catherine McDonald




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