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Dimitri Smith Obituary, Man, 46, charged with murder in deadly North York stabbing

Dimitri Smith, 32, has been identified as the city's 18th murder victim of 2024

Dimitri Smith Obituary – Toronto Police responded to a report of an individual wielding a knife outside 3101 Weston Rd., a highrise located at Sheppard Ave. W., shortly before 7 a.m. According to Constable Laura Brabant, there was an altercation between two men in front of a residential building. One of the men was stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon during the altercation.

The victim, identified as 32-year-old Dimitri Smith of Toronto, was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later succumbed to his injuries. A suspect, identified as 46-year-old Dean Joel Constance of Toronto, was apprehended at the scene and has been charged with first-degree murder. Authorities have indicated that the two individuals were acquainted. Those with any information pertaining to this incident, which marks the city’s 18th homicide of the year, are encouraged to contact the Homicide Unit at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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