March 6, 2019 9:11 pm
Updated: March 6, 2019 11:52 pm

Toronto police identify man, 47, as victim of city’s 11th homicide in 2019

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Toronto police say a man has been arrested in connection with Toronto’s 11th homicide of 2019.

Sources tell Global News the victim and the accused are brothers.

Police said they responded to a suspicious death call on Monday afternoon and located an unconscious man, not breathing and with signs of trauma in the area of Broadway Avenue and Mount Pleasant Road.

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Officials said they attempted to save the man’s life, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the victim as 47-year-old Jason Lewis, whom coroners determined died from blunt force trauma.

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Quentin Luke Lewis, 42, of Toronto was arrested on Monday in connection with the homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Toronto police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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