Man who pushed stranger in entrance of Toronto subway practice in 2018 pleads responsible to second-degree homicide

A person who pushed a stranger in entrance of a transferring subway practice in downtown Toronto greater than two years in the past has pleaded responsible to second-degree homicide.

On the morning of June 18, 2018, Yosuke Hayahara was ready for an eastbound practice at Bloor-Yonge Station when he was shoved into the trail of an oncoming practice.

On the time, police referred to as the assault unprovoked.

The 73-year-old was rushed from the scene to hospital and was pronounced lifeless a short while later.

John Reszetnik was taken into police custody at avenue stage shortly after the incident happened.

The then-53-year-old was charged with first-degree homicide.

A spokesperson for the Ministry of the Lawyer Normal confirmed Reszetnik’s responsible plea to CTV Information Toronto following a digital court docket look held on Monday.

Reszetnik’s case was anticipated to go to trial on Jan. 18, the spokesperson mentioned.

A conviction of second-degree homicide carries an automated life sentence however parole ineligibility is about by the decide between 10 and 25 years.

Reszetnik is scheduled to seem in court docket subsequent on Jan. 28.