Video May Help Solve Murder

By Ron Fanfair, Toronto Police Service Published: 1:17 p.m. October 21, 2019

Police have released video footage related to a recent homicide that occurred on September 29 in the city’s west end.

Two men walking in a parking lot
Homicide investigators want to speak to two men who left behind a car where Amir Naraine, 21, was found dead

Amir Naraine, 21, was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the back of his vehicle at a plaza in the area of Kipling Avenue and Steeles Avenue West.

At a news conference at police headquarters on October 21, D/Sgt. Andy Singh said Naraine’s black Chevrolet Malibu was dropped off by two individuals who were the driver and passenger of the vehicle.

“Today, I am releasing video footage of these males and asking them to come forward and speak to me,” he said. “I believe they have critical information in relation to what happened and I need their assistance.”

Police were contacted approximately 19 hours after the car with Naraine was left at the plaza.

The driver of the vehicle is described as short in stature and he was wearing a hat, light coloured shirt and light coloured runners.

The passenger is taller and he was wearing a dark jacket, shirt and pants and light coloured runners.

News Conference on murder of Amir Nataine

In the video, they are seen walking northbound towards Kipling Ave.

“I am asking the public’s assistance in identifying these two males from their physical description and their walking gait,” said Singh.

Investigators also released images of Naraine’s vehicle.

“No piece of information in this case is too small,” Singh added. “If anyone has any information, please come forward and speak to investigators.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at (416) 808-7400, 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). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

Security camera footage from Homicide #51 investigation, showing two men leaving a car where Amir Naraine, 21, was found dead
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