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Man dies days after being hit with object in Scarborough homicide

Toronto police have identified a man who died in hospital three days after he was hit by an object in a Scarborough home, and are calling the case a homicide. 

In a news release on Friday, police said the victim is Mohamed Alladin, 57, of Toronto. Police have released an image of Alladin, who died on Sunday. He is Toronto’s 31st homicide victim of the year.

A 65-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is now facing a charge of second-degree murder. Initially, he was charged with aggravated assault and assault, but the charge was upgraded after Alladin died of his injuries, police said.

According to police, two men got into an altercation in a home in the area of Eglinton Avenue E. and Birchmount Road on May 16. Officers were called to the home at about 2:20 p.m.

Alladin was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and died on May 19.

“The suspect and victim were known to each other,” police said in the release.

Police said the accused was due to appear at the Toronto Regional Bail Centre on Friday. 
 

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