Toronto Police Service

Homicide #42/2021

Case #: 2021-1292779

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Warrant in the First for Manslaughter and
Arson - Disregard for Human Life.


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Name: Shahriyar SAFARIAN

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Murdered on: July 10, 2021

Location: 31 Division

Details of Investigation

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at approximately 3 a.m., officers responded to a working fire at the Slam Grill Restaurant located at 3685 Keele Street.

It is reported that:

- a fire was deliberately set at the restaurant

- police arrived on scene and located a man who had obvious injuries as a result of the fire

- life-saving measures were performed

- the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital

He has been identified as Shahriyar Safarian, 18, of Richmond Hill.

On Monday, July 26, 2021 the Toronto Police Homicide Unit took over the investigation.

No further information available.

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