Police investigating sudden death discover firearms, grenades inside Toronto apartment

A Toronto police cruiser on the scene at an apartment in the Yonge Street and Drewry Avenue area. Global News

Police have discovered firearms and grenades in a Toronto apartment after they were called to investigate a sudden death.

In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to an apartment in the Yonge Street and Drewry Avenue area at around 5:49 p.m. Tuesday. They were investigating a sudden death officers did not believe to be suspicious.

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During the call, though, police located a “number of firearms/grenades” in the apartment, the tweet said.

Residents in neighbouring apartments were asked to evacuate “out of an abundance of caution.”

“The grenades have been removed and people have been allowed back in their apartments,” Toronto police told Global News around 8:41 p.m.

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Police said “the death and firearms located will have to be investigated.”


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