American man recognized as Toronto’s first murder sufferer of the yr

Murder detectives have recognized a 25-year-old man who was stabbed to loss of life in a Scarborough house tower on Wednesday night.

At 5:09 p.m. Wednesday, police say they had been known as to a constructing at 2495 Eglinton Avenue East, between Midland Avenue and the Kennedy GO Station, for a report of a stabbing inside.

Inside, they situated 25-year-old Mohamed Jeylani of Minnesota affected by life-threatening trauma.

He was rushed to hospital the place he was later pronounced useless.

The suspect is described as a Black male, standing 5’11”, aged 20-25 years, with a skinny construct. He was final seen sporting a darkish hooded prime and lightweight colored pants.

He was final noticed close to Eglinton and Midland avenues two minutes after police had been first known as to the scene.

Detectives mentioned Wednesday the incident seems to be focused.

Jeylani’s loss of life is Toronto’s first murder of the yr, and the most recent within the yr town has ever recorded its first murder.

Anybody with data is requested to name the Murder Squad at 416-808-7400.