TORONTO: Marcella Zoia, 19, charged in chair throwing incident

TORONTO Police on Wednesday thanked the public for their assistance in identifying a woman wanted in a mischief – endanger life investigation in which she threw a chair – as well as other items – off of a balcony from a very high floor in a building in the Harbour Street and York Street area on Sunday, February 10. An Instagram video showed her throwing the chair toward the Gardiner Expressway below.

On Wednesday, at 7 a.m., Marcella Zoia, 19, of Toronto, surrendered to police. She is charged with: mischief – endanger life, mischief – damage property under $5,000, and common nuisance.

On Tuesday, police had announced that they had identified the suspect but said that they would only reveal the woman’s name after she had been formally charged. Police were trying to make arrangements for her to turn herself in.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).


  1. if she does not go to Jail Put A Ankle Bracelet on her for 2 Years she could have Killed someone And Slap A Big Fine on her

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