The following are the circumstances surrounding the death of Emil James NYBERG, and subsequent investigation by the Toronto Police Service.
On Sunday, October 4, 1998, members of the Toronto Police Service responded to a radio call to the Queen Street Mental Health Centre at 1001 Queen Street West, Toronto, in regards to an assault.
Police from 14 Division attended the address and located the victim on the grounds of the Mental Health Centre approximately 25 metres south of Queen Street.
The victim was suffering from multiple wounds about the body.
Emergency personnel for the Department of Ambulance Service attended the scene and after initial treatment, transported the victim to hospital.
The victim was taken to an operating room and under went emergency surgery.
Detectives from 14 Division Detective Office attended the scene and took over the initial investigation.
Detectives from Forensic Identification Bureau attended the scene and commenced an investigation and the collection of evidence.
The victim was taken from surgery and placed in the intensive care unit.
On Monday, October 5, 1998, Detectives from 14 Division Detective Office were detailed to St. Michaels Hospital to determine the prognosis of the victim.
Detectives from 14 Division contacted the Homicide Squad, who took charge of the investigation.
On Tuesday, October 6, 1998, Detectives were informed by medical staff that Mr. NYBERG was going to be taken off life support and was not expected to live.
Mr. NYBERG remained in the intensive care unit until Saturday, October 10, 1998 when at 6:10 a.m. he was pronounced dead.
The investigation is continuing.