Toronto Police Service

Homicide #31/2014

Case #: 2014-2870125

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Wanted for 2nd Degree Murder


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Name: Dwayne GOODWIN

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Murdered on: September 8, 2014

Location: 54 Division

Details of Investigation

UPDATE: September 15, 2014

A Canada-Wide Warrant for 2nd Degree Murder was issued for Mehmet AKKURT, 19 yrs, in this case.

UPDATE: September 10, 2014

A Young Offender, 16 yrs, was charged with 2nd Degree Murder in this case.

UPDATE: September 8, 2014

Vaughn SHEARS, 19 yrs, was charged with 2nd Degree Murder in this case.

On Monday, September 8, 2014, at about 5:19 p.m., police responded to a stabbing in the area of Danforth Avenue and Dawes Road.

The victim was discovered near 2844 Danforth Avenue, suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported to hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

Another person was also discovered at the same location, suffering from stab wounds. This person was treated by emergency personnel, and is expected to survive his injuries.

No further information available.

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