Man Murdered in Scarborough

Photo of the blog author By Ron Fanfair,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 8:24 a.m. November 23, 2017

Police are searching for a suspect after a man was murdered in Scarborough in the early hours of November 22.

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Homicide victim Brandon Clarke, 30

Brandon Clarke, 30, was gunned down on Gennela Square, near Morningview Trail, just after midnight.

At a news conference at the scene of the crime on Nov. 22, Detective Jeffrey Tavares said police are looking for a male suspect, approximately 5’9” to 5’10”, with a slim build. He was wearing dark clothing.

“The suspect was last seen going north on Gennela to Morningview Trail,” he said.

Clarke, who didn’t live in the area, was a father with a full-time job. His dad lives on Gennela Square.

Tavares said the investigation is centred on the outside perimeter of Gennela Square and Morningview Trail.

“We are carefully going through all the property and the areas that we believe the deceased and the single shooter were observed being in,” he added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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