Police identify victims of Markham quadruple-murder

Aug 1 2019, 1:13 pm

Police have identified the victims of Menhanz Zaman, who was charged with four counts of first-degree murder that took place at a residence in Markham on Sunday.

The victims have been identified as 59-year-old Moniruz Zaman, 21-year-old Malesa Zaman, 70-year-old Firoza Begum, and 50-year-old Momotaz Begum.

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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, identified above, all of whom were deceased.

Zaman is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket on Friday, August 2.

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.