Homicide investigation underway after death of a man in Toronto

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Ikechidiadi Kaja, 49, of Toronto is the city's tenth homicide victim of the year.  (Toronto Police Service - image credit)
Ikechidiadi Kaja, 49, of Toronto is the city's tenth homicide victim of the year. (Toronto Police Service - image credit)

Toronto police are investigating the city's tenth homicide of the year.

Police responded to an unknown call about an injured man at 916 Avenue Rd. at 10:08 p.m. on Sunday.

In a media release issued on Friday, police identified the man as Ikechidiadi (Ike) Kaja, 49, of Toronto. He was found with life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Kaja succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on Wednesday.

Investigators are asking any witnesses who were in the area on Sunday between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. to come forward. They are also asking for any video footage that can be helpful to the investigation.

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