Toronto police say they have made an arrest in connection with the city’s first homicide of 2012.

Police found the body of 20-year-old Jamahl Franklin on a sidewalk outside a house on Hupfield Trail on Jan. 1.

The victim had been attending a party inside the residence prior to his death.

On Thursday, police arrested 22-year-old Baptists Bernier.

He appeared in court on Friday. He is charged with second-degree murder.