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Toronto police investigate suspicious death of 51-year-old man

Officers were called to Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue around 6:19 a.m. Mark Bray / Global News

Toronto police’s homicide unit has been called in after a man’s death early Saturday morning was deemed suspicious.

Officers say they were called to Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue around 6:19 a.m. where there were reports of a man with serious injuries on the roadway.

First responders performed life-saving measures on the 51-year-old man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

Police said video footage leading up to the incident shows one individual was involved in an altercation with the man and fled.

They also said numerous bystanders passed by as the altercation took place.

Police are warning motorists to expect delays in the area as the investigation continues.

Anyone who might have information about this suspicious death is being asked to come forward.

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The name of the victim has not been released. The suspect remains at large.

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