Yesterday a man was tragically killed after being hit by a train at Bloor-Yonge station on the subway platform in Toronto.

Police arrested a man in connection with the incident and closed Yonge station for quite some time to complete a full investigation.

The man that police arrested was charged, and his identity has just been released. 

John Reszetnik, 57, has been charged with first-degree murder for his role in the incident yesterday.

Police say that Reszetnik and the victim were waiting for the eastbound train at Yonge station yesterday at about 10:15 in the morning.

The two then got into an altercation before the victim was pushed in front of a train and killed.

Reszetnik then apparently left the scene of the crime according to police but was unable to evade capture after a bystander pointed him out to uniformed officers. 

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Police say they want to hear from other people who were on the platform at that time and may have seen something.

Of the 25 people, they say were on the subway platform at the time they have only spoken to 5 of them.

After reviewing security camera footage police say they know there are other witnesses because it’s clear from the tape that many on the platform became animated and started gesturing after the incident took place. 

An autopsy is being conducted on the victim, who was not carrying ID at the time of death.

Police believe he may live alone as no one matching his description has been reported missing yet. 

Anyone with information is being asked to call the police.

Source: CityNews

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