Police arrest 2nd man charged with 2nd-degree murder in stabbing death of Etobicoke teen
Richard Ireland, 18, turned himself into police Monday after a Canada-wide warrant was issued for his arrest
Police in Peel Region have arrested the second suspect charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Etobicoke teen Maxwell Alexander Chavez.
Richard Ireland, 18, of no fixed address turned himself in Monday morning after a Canada-wide warrant was issued for his arrest. He was expected to appear in a Brampton court today for a bail hearing.
Trayon Johnson, 23, of Brampton was arrested last Friday and charged with second-degree murder.
Both also face an attempted murder charge in relation to a second victim of the stabbing, according to police.
Etobicoke teen 14th homicide of year
Chavez was one of two 18-year-old men found with stab wounds shortly before 1 a.m. on Oct. 14 at a shopping plaza in Mississauga, near Cawthra Road and Lakeshore Road East.
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Chavez was without vital signs when he was located by officers. He and the second victim were rushed to hospital and then a trauma centre in Toronto, where Chavez was pronounced dead.
His death is the 14th homicide in Peel Region this year.
The other man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.