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61-Year-Old Man Dies After Cemetery Assault

A 61-year-old man has died after he was attacked last weekend at an east-end cemetery.

At around 7:30pm on Saturday, September 12, officers were called to the Pine Hills Cemetery in the Kennedy and Danforth road area.

They believe a woman and the victim were involved in a dispute, after which she followed him to the cemetery and was joined by a second man.

That man allegedly assaulted the elderly victim, leaving him unconscious before the pair fled the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries but died on Friday.

The woman is described as:

  • black
  • light complexion
  • 19-21
  • 5’4″-5’6
  • black, curly hair in a ponytail
  • last seen wearing a blue check shirt with a white sweater, tight blue jeans and black shoes

The man is described as:

  • black
  • light complexion
  • 20-25
  • 5’6″-5’8″
  • 150 lbs
  • long, dark hair in a ponytail
  • last seen wearing a white T-shirt, over-sized jeans and running shoes
  • may be driving a newer, white SUV

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4104, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).