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Man arrested in connection with fatal Scarborough stabbing

Last Updated Jan 19, 2021 at 9:50 am EST

Police have charged Guled Mohamad, 24, with Second Degree Murder. (HAND-OUT/TPS)

Toronto Police say they have made an arrest in connection with Toronto’s first homicide of the year.

A 24-year-old, Guled Mohamad, has been charged with second degree murder in the stabbing death of a 25-year-old from Minnesota.

On Jan. 13 at around 5:09 p.m., police said they were called to a residential building at Eglinton and Midland avenues for reports of a stabbing.

When officers arrived, they found citizens performing CPR on the victim.

Police said the man had been stabbed multiple times in the back and neck. Mohamed Jeylani, 25, of Minnesota, was rushed to a trauma centre in critical condition but died of his injuries in the hospital.

The suspect is set to appear in court Tuesday morning.

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