A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection to a homicide at Bloor-Yonge Station.
According to police, on Monday, June 18 around 10:22 am, officers responded to a call on the eastbound platform of Bloor-Yonge Station.
It’s alleged that a man caused another man to fall onto the subway tracks and he was hit by an oncoming train.
The man was injured and taken to a nearby hospital only to succumb to his injuries.
10:22am Mon Jun18/2018 Toronto Police responded to a call at Bloor Subway~Male in 20's died at track level~Man in 40's arrested by TTC & Police at scene~Homicide Squad investigating~Believed to be an isolated incident~Witnesses asked to call Det Rob North 416-808-7400 #GO1106486
— Homicide Squad (@TPSHomicide) June 18, 2018
Police arrested a 50-year-old man on the scene and he was charged with first-degree murder. He will appear in court at College Park on Tuesday, June 19.
Investigators say there were people who witnessed this incident, but they, unfortunately, left the station before police arrived.
Police are asking anyone who may have saw this incident take place to call Detective Rob North at 416-808-7400.
If you witnessed this event, and are having difficulty with what you saw, police recommend calling Victim Services Toronto’s crisis line at 416-808-7066.
Anyone who may have been at the Bloor Subway Station around this time is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.222tips.com.