16-year-old Toronto teen stabbed Brampton senior to death: police

Oct 4 2019, 9:59 am

A 16-year-old Toronto boy has been arrested and charged with second degree murder.

According to Peel Regional Police, on Friday, August 2, at 2:21 am, police received a call for a man who had been stabbed.

Police say they responded to the area of Lanebrook Drive and Devondale Avenue in Brampton where the two victims were located.

At the scene, 63-year-old Glensbert Oliver died as a result of the injuries he had sustained.

Peel Police’s investigation identified that five males had been attempting to break into vehicles on the street, when Glensbert Oliver and his son confronted them.

Investigators say an altercation occurred during which the accused stabbed both victims, and all five males fled the area.

On October 3, a 16-year-old male youth from Toronto was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder, Attempt Murder, and several other property-related and breach of court order offences.

Police also said a 17-year-old male youth from Toronto, that was present during the incident, has been arrested and charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Fail to Comply with Court Sentence.

Two 18-year-old men from Toronto, that were present during the incident, have been arrested and charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. One of the men faces an additional charge of Fail to Comply With Recognizance, according to police.

A fifth male who was in the vehicle at the time of the murder, is still being investigated and is encouraged to speak to legal counsel and arrange to surrender to police.

The vehicle that they had been travelling in was stolen from York Region and has been recovered.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau by calling 905-453-2121, ext. 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).