The Toronto Police Service is making the public aware of further charges laid in a suspicious death investigation.
The suspicious death investigation is now Homicide #57/2023.
The Homicide and Missing Persons Unit investigated a suspicious death that occurred on Thursday, June 8, 2023, in the East Liberty Street and Western Battery Road area.
Excerpt of news release issued on June 30, 2023:
Police located the body of a deceased person in the compactor of a townhouse complex.
The deceased has been identified as Reeyaz Habib, 53, of Toronto. He was previously reported missing on Friday, June 9, 2023.
Khoa Tran, 33, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with:
- Indignity to a Human Body
- Obstruct Justice
He appeared in court at Toronto Regional Bail Centre, 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Friday, June 30, 2023, at 10 a.m., in room 105.
On Friday, November 3, 2023, Khoa Tran, 33, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
- Second-degree Murder
The charges have not been proven in court.