A 23-year-old man has been charged following the murder of four people at a residence in Markham on Sunday.
According to York Regional Police, Menhanz Zaman is charged with four counts of first-degree murder.
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Police say that on Sunday, July 28, shortly before 3 pm, they were called to a residence on Castlemore Avenue, just east of Mingay Avenue for a report that multiple people had possibly been injured.
When officers arrived, they reportedly encountered a man at the front door. He was taken into custody.
A search of the residence found four people, all of whom were deceased.
Investigators confirmed that the deceased are three adult women and one adult man, and those identities will be confirmed by the Coroner through postmortem examinations.
Investigators continue to seek witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or email the Homicide Unit at [email protected], or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.