Homicide charges laid in death of Tesfaye Kassa

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Sabir Haredo, 23, of no fixed address, was charged with first-degree murder.

Police were called to Allan Gardens for a stabbing investigation on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 10:38 p.m.

The victim was identified as Tesfaye Kassa, 46, of Toronto (not Kassa Tesfaye as previously reported)

Tesfaye’s killing was the 53rd homicide in Toronto this year.

According to a Toronto police service press release:

  • a group of people were hanging out in the park
  • a male walked up to the group and stabbed a man
  • the man was taken to hospital but succumbed to his injuries

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at www.222tips.com.

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