Homicide #50/2020 and 51/2020,
Joao Barcelos, 64
Iva Barcelos, 58
19 King George Road
Broadcast time: 18:09
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Case #: 2020-1728164
The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public on a homicide investigation.
On Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 2:33 pm officers from 12 Division attended 19 King George Road, Toronto for multiple reports of a stabbing.
It is reported:
- once on scene, officers located a man (victim #1) suffering from multiple stab wounds on the street out front of 19 King George Road
- a woman (victim#2) was located inside the residence suffering from multiple stab wounds
- both victims were pronounced deceased by emergency personnel at the scene
They have been identified as Joao Barcelos, 64, and Iva Barcelos, 58. They were married to each other at the time of this incident.
It is further reported that:
- officers also received information that a man had been struck by the Union Pearson express train a short distance away from 19 King George Road
- the man was found deceased with significant injuries
He has been identified as Tiberio Barcelos, 28, and is the son of victim #1 and victim #2 from 19 King George Road.
At this time, investigators believe that Tiberio Barcelos is a suspect in the murders of victim #1 and victim #2.
Tiberio did not reside at 19 King George Road at the time of this incident.
Investigators continue to urge the public to come forward with any information about the whereabouts of Tiberio Barcelos prior to the homicide.
The post mortem examinations for the two homicide victims and the suspect are scheduled for Monday, September 14, 2020.
If anyone has anyone information, they are urged to contact Toronto Police Service’s Homicide squad or contact Crime stoppers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Andy Singh, Homicide