TORONTO: 18-year-old charged with second-degree murder in death of Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah

Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah
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AN 18-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder of Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33, of Toronto.
On Sunday, September 3, at 2:12 a.m., police responded to a call for unknown trouble in the Danforth Road and Eglinton Avenue East area.

Police located a man with obvious signs of trauma. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

On Wednesday, September 7, the man succumbed to his injuries. He was identified as Mahendrarajah.

On Wednesday, September 7, Prosper Jean Laurent, 18, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with second-degree murder.

Police are still seeking assistance with this investigation and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.