Monday, May 11, 2015

Man struck Friday night by VIA train is now a suspect in east Toronto murder

TORONTO May 9, 2015 -- A Friday murder in an east Toronto home is connected to a man who was struck by a VIA train later that afternoon, Toronto police told CityNews.

Police discovered a deceased female, reported to be a mother of three children, on Danzig Street near Morningside Avenue in Scarborough.

The suspect, believed to be the victim's ex-boyfriend, threw himself in front of a VIA train near the Markham Street overpass at Eglinton Avenue around 4:30 pm.

He was taken to hospital and believed to be in critical condition. Police said he expected to survive his injuries. The investigation into his injuries closed all rail traffic in the area for over three hours and suspended several GO trains headed eastbound, stranding thousands of commuters at Union Station.

Police have identified the victim as Suraiya Gangaram, 31. Lascelles Allen, 51, is accused of fatally stabbing Gangaram.


Anonymous said...

Darwin should have been able to take care of that man.

George said...

Good old Danzig street again. The home of family BBQ gunfights and now domestic violence.

When I was a youth Scarborough was a nice place to live.....

Jules said...

Karma. That's all. So sad for this womans family.
George I can relate, growing up in Scarborough I had friends in this area now I wouldn't go near it.