The following are the circumstances leading to the death of Osita George OKIGBO on May 31st, 2000.
On Tuesday, May 30th, 2000, at approximately 9:46 p.m. a number of calls were received by the Toronto Police Service 9-1-1 operator relating that a male had been assaulted in the Dufferin Subway Station, located at Dufferin Street and Bloor Street West in the City of Toronto.
Police from 14 Division attended at the scene accompanied by Sergeants from 14 Division also.
Members of the Department of Ambulance Service and Toronto Fire Department attended at the subway station where the now deceased was located in a pedestrian walkway that runs underneath Dufferin Street. OKEGBO was found in an unconscious state suffering from an apparent head injury.
He was transported by D.A.S. hospital where after emergency treatment he succumbed to his injures and was pronounced dead at 8:46 a.m.
Detectives attended at the scene and took charge of the initial investigation.
Detectives from Forensic Identification Services attended at the location and commenced their examination.
The investigation has revealed that the now deceased became embroiled in an altercation with another male in the underground level of the subway station.
The investigation is continuing.