Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in Toronto stabbing of American man

A photo of Guled Mohamad, 24. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police say they have charged a 24-year-old man in the stabbing death of an American man in the city’s first homicide of 2021.

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Police and paramedics were called to an apartment building on Eglinton Avenue East, just west of Midland Avenue, at around 5:10 p.m. on Jan. 13.

The victim was identified by police as 25-year-old Mohamed Jeylani from Minnesota. He was later pronounced dead in hospital, police said.

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On Tuesday, police said they charged Guled Mohamad, of Toronto, with second-degree murder.

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