On Saturday, November 7, 2009, at 11:05 p.m., police responded to a stabbing call at the New Generation Restaurant, 493 Bloor Street West.
It is alleged that:
- the victim and the accused were co-workers at the restaurant,
- the two men became involved in an argument that escalated,
- the accused stabbed the victim.
The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as Ming Yang, 27, of China.
On Monday, November 9, 2009, a post-mortem examination was conducted and determined the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.
Xu Wang, 25, of China, was arrested at the time of the incident and has been charged with Second Degree Murder. He appeared in court on Sunday, November 8, 2009.
The Chinese Consulate has been advised, as both the victim and accused are Chinese nationals.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416?808?7403, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416?222?TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).