Thursday , January 21 2021

A 14-year-old boy killed, a body found in Mississauga district, police says



The police district of Peel says they are investigating the 14-year-old murder after his body was found on Friday morning near Mississauga Park.

The discovery was made by a passer around Hartington Ct., Around 8 a.m. in the area of ​​Truscott Dr. and Southdown Rd.

Peel Region police said they were investigating the killing of a 13-year-old boy after his body was found in Hartington Court around 8 a.m. in the area of ​​Truscott Dr. and Southdown Rd.
Peel Region police said they were investigating the killing of a 13-year-old boy after his body was found in Hartington Court around 8 a.m. in the area of ​​Truscott Dr. and Southdown Rd. (TheRiiziero Vertolli / Metroland)

Residents in the area, including Jesse Quintano, said the event was "traumatized" for people walking through the region.

"Many police cars and nobody tell us a lot," she said about Instagram. "I'm traveling here all the time."

Carla Pereira, spokesman of the Peel District School Board Board, did not comment on whether the boy is attending one of his schools as a police has not yet released his identity.

She said that in cases where there is a death or violent incident in the community, schools will always provide additional services to help students and employees, if necessary.

Homicide detectives are on the scene that accumulates the area for witnesses.

Everyone with information can be called police at 905-453-2121, ext. 1133 or Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

This murder comes almost 10 years until the day when another 13-year-old murder at Clarkson left the community. Aleksandra Firgan-Hewie was killed on December 10, 2008. His expensive male friend was convicted of first-grade murder.

Correction – December 7, 2018: This story was updated from a previous published version to correct the age of the boy. Peela Region police reported that he was 13 years old.

With Isabel Teoton's files

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