Canada-wide warrant issued for Toronto man wanted in murder investigation

Mar 1 2018, 1:18 am

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a suspect in a Toronto homicide investigation.

According to Toronto police, on Monday, February 26, 2018, at 11:57 p.m., they responded to reports that a man was being assaulted by a male suspect in the Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue West area, in the city’s west end.

When officers arrived on scene, they located a man with obvious trauma. He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has been identified as Terrance Coughlin, 59, of Toronto.

Law enforcement has identified the alleged suspect as Curtis Ashley Wheatley, a 35-year-old Torontonian.

Wheatley is now wanted for first-degree murder.

A Canada-wide warrant will be taken out on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, for his arrest.

Police warn that he is considered violent. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Curtis Ashley Wheatley, leading up to the homicide and after the fact, is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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