Police charge man with death of a 59 year old Monday

Toronto Police have charged a man with first degree murder in the death of a 59 year old man late Monday night.

35 year old Curtis Ashley Wheatley of Toronto was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

According to police they responded to reports that a man was being assaulted by another man in the Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue West area.

Officers arrived on scene to find a man suffering from obvious signs of trauma. The man, since identified by police as Terrance Coughlin of Toronto, was rushed to hospital but later died.

Investigators identified a suspect Tuesday night and said the suspect and victim were known to each other. Police issued a Canada-wide warrant for the suspect’s arrest on Wednesday.

Wheatley is scheduled to make a court appearance on Thursday morning.


with files from CP24