Police in Toronto say the man accused in the this week’s deadly van attack will be facing new charges the next time he enters court.
“As a result of speaking with witnesses, we’ve identified two additional victims who received injuries but were not transported from the scene on Monday,” said Toronto police Insp. Bryan Bott in a Friday afternoon news conference.
This brings the total to 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder for 25-year-old suspect Alek Minassian.
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“The response from the public has been overwhelming. Investigators have interviewed over 170 witnesses to date and have in excess of 100 interviews to complete,” Bott continued.
More than 100 images have been uploaded online by members of the public for investigators to analyze, Bott says.
Authorities have also released the names of all 10 people killed when a van jumped the curb and drove through crowds of pedestrians on Yonge Street in the north end of the city on Monday afternoon.
The victims range in age from 22 to 94, according to officials.
Ontario’s Chief Coroner, Dr. Dirk Huyer, says eight of the victims are women, two are men and two are foreign nationals — one was a student from South Korea who was studying in Canada and another was a man from Jordan who was visiting his family.
Here are the names, ages and residences for all 10 of the victims, with spelling provided by CBC News:
- Beutis Renuka Amarasingha, 45, from Toronto
- Andrea Bradden, 33, from Woodbridge, Ont.
- Geraldine Brady, 83, from Toronto
- So He Chung, 22, from Toronto
- Anne Marie D’Amico, 30, from Toronto
- Mary Elizabeth Forsyth, 94, from Toronto
- Ji Hun Kim, 22, from Toronto
- Dorothy Sewell, 80, from Toronto
- Chul Min Kang, 45, from Toronto
- Munir Abdo Habib Najjar, 85, from Toronto
Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian currently charged with 10 counts of 1st-degree murder, 14 counts attempted murder. Police say latter number will rise to 16 after 2 more victims came forward. Accused to make court appearance May 10.
— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) April 27, 2018