The following are the circumstances surrounding the death of Ara SARKISIAN.
The deceased, Ara SARKISIAN, was a 32 year old single male of Armenian descent, having been born on September 9, 1966. He resided with his mother, Cathy, and his 38 year old sister, Susan. The family reside in a three bedroom apartment situated at 3700 Lawrence Avenue East, in the former City of Scarborough. Ara SARKISIAN was employed as a computer operator with a local firm.
The body of Ara SARKISIAN was discovered lying on the ground near an access door in the underground parking lot of 3700 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough. A tenant familiar with the deceased happened upon the body and thought that the deceased had collapsed.
Toronto Fire, Toronto Ambulance and Toronto Police Service consisting of uniform members from No. 42 Division responded to a collapse call at this location. Police examined the body and found the deceased was not breathing, lacked a pulse, and was cold to the touch, essentially V.S.A (Vital Signs Absent).
Several vehicles were parked in the underground location at the time of this incident, one such vehicle, a 1993 Pontiac Grand Am, 2 door black, bearing Ontario plates registered to the deceased, was located a short distance to the east of where Ara SARKISIAN was found.
Investigation’s have revealed that Ara SARKISIAN left his apartment sometime after 3:00 p.m.
The Investigating Officers will continue to unravel what appears on the surface to be a perplexing murder which by all accounts is void of any concrete motive.