Man charged with manslaughter in fatal bus shelter assault
Duane Small, 44, died as a result of his injuries Tuesday
Police have charged a 39-year-old Toronto man with manslaughter in connection to a fatal assault in the city’s east-end Tuesday.
Police received a call in the Clydesdale Drive and Victoria Park Avenue area at around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived they found Duane Small, 44, bleeding from his head in a bus shelter.
Small, suffering traumatic injuries, was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital where he later died.
A post-mortem revealed the cause of death was blunt-impact head trauma.
The 39-year-old man arrested and charged with manslaughter is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.