Investigators with the York Regional Police Homicide Unit have arrested and charged a second suspect that was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for First Degree Murder following a homicide in the City of Markham.
On Friday, February 10, 2017, at approximately 1:05 a.m., York Regional Police responded to a weapons call at a residence on Hillwood Street, which is in the area of McCowan Road and Bur Oak Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was later identified as Noel WILLIAMS, 27, of the City of Markham. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, investigators charged Jasper ATIENZA, 28, from the Town of Richmond Hill, with First Degree Murder.
On Monday, June 5, 2017, at 5 p.m., the suspect turned herself in at #2 District Headquarters, located at 171 Major Mackenzie Drive West in the Town of Richmond Hill.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or email the Homicide Unit at [email protected], or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.