Cops call death of partially nude man suspicious

St. James Park, near Jarvis Street and Adelaide Street West.

Police are investigating the death of a man found partially nude in St. James Park, near Jarvis Street and Adelaide Street West.

At 5:53 a.m. on Thursday, police responded to a call leading to the discovery of the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are calling the death suspicious.

Several men were seen in the gazebo where the victim was found between midnight and 4 a.m. on Thursday, police say.

The man has yet to be identified.

He is described as white, between 30 and 40 years old, short with an average build and short, dark brown or black receding hair.

He has an earring in his left ear and was last seen wearing a black and brown string necklace with beads, a grey T−shirt, blue jeans and size 8 white running shoes with four blue stripes on the side and the word Air written in red on both the tongue and the toe of the shoe.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call Det. Sgt. Frank Skubic at 416−808−7399, Det. Sheila Ogg at 416−808−7418, 51 Division at 416−808−5100, or Crime Stoppers at 416−222−TIPS (8477).

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By: Sarah Moore
Posted: Jul 3 2010 7:59 am
Filed under: News