Toronto Police Service

Homicide #15/1993

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Wanted for Manslaughter


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Name: Dave Sylvester FRANCIS

Age: 19

Gender: Male

Murdered on: April 1, 1993

Location: 33 Division

Details of Investigation

UPDATE: April 19, 1993

A Canada-Wide Warrant for Manslaughter was issued for Norman NEEDHAM, 21 yrs, in this case.

On Thursday, April 1, 1993, at about 10:00 a.m., police responded to an emergency call in the area of Lawrence Avenue E and Don Valley Parkway.

The victim was discovered off the highway, suffering from gunshot wounds, and obviously deceased.

Investigators believe the victim was murdered on Wednesday, March 10, 1993, in the area of St Clair Avenue W and Caledonia Road.

No further information available.

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