Car wash murder victim ID’d

The man who was gunned down at Midland Car Wash & Detailing Centre last Tuesday has been identified as the establishment’s owner.

Toronto Police said Emad Rozik, 49, of Toronto, was the victim of the brazen daylight attack.

Police say the suspect entered and exited the car wash several times the day of the murder. The man’s actions aroused suspicion and the victim called 911 prior to the shooting.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, 6-foot-4, with an average build and  short dark hair.  He was wearing a black baseball cap, a baggy white T-shirt,  long denim shorts were worn around the knees, and black high−top Nike running shoes with white soles.

Rozik was self-employed and the owner of the car wash where he was murdered. His business was engaged in a co-op program with Bendale Business & Technical Institute located across from the car wash.

He leaves behind his wife and two teenaged childen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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By: Sarah Moore
Posted: Jul 12 2010 6:22 pm
Filed under: News