Toronto

Man in his 50s found dead inside Scarborough apartment

Toronto police are investigating after a man in his fifties was found dead inside an apartment building in Scarborough late Sunday night, Toronto police say. 

Police say the death is being investigated as a homicide

Toronto police on the scene near Kennedy Road and Highway 401 in Scarborough on Monday morning. (John Grierson/CBC)

The homicide unit is investigating after a man in his fifties was found dead inside an apartment building in Scarborough late Sunday night, Toronto police say.

According to police, his body was found around 11 p.m. on an upper floor of the building at 41 Antrim Crescent, near Kennedy Road. 

A witness arrived at the apartment, discovered the body and phoned police, Det. Rob Choe told members of the media at the scene Monday morning. 

Police later revealed in a news release that the victim was found with signs of "serious trauma." A post-mortem is scheduled for Tuesday. 

Police say they believe the victim was a resident of the building. He has been identified as Edwin McGowan, 52.

No arrests have been made, and no suspect information has been released. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Toronto police homicide squad or Crime Stoppers.