Police Have Identified The Suspect Charged In Yesterday's Bloor-Yonge Subway Death
The incident basically shut down the TTC yesterday.
Yesterday a man was.
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.
10:22am Mon Jun18/2018 Toronto Police responded to a call at Bloor Subway~Male in 20's died at track level~Man in 40's arrested by TTC & Police at scene~Homicide Squad investigating~Believed to be an isolated incident~Witnesses asked to call Det Rob North 416-808-7400 #GO1106486— Homicide Squad (@TPSHomicide) June 18, 2018
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.
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.
If you were at Bloor Subway Station in Toronto and saw a man push another man onto the tracks causing his death please contact Toronto Police Homicide 416-808-7400 or email Robert.North@TorontoPolice.on.ca @DetRobNorth https://t.co/4yy7B8VDyc— Homicide Squad (@TPSHomicide) June 19, 2018
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.