On Saturday, May 29, 2010, at 11:42 p.m., police responded to a call for unknown trouble at 2000 Sheppard Avenue West.
It is reported that:
– police located a man’s body on the north side, grassy area, of the building.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim has been identified as Egbert Boothe, 43, also known as "Jah’b" or "Jahbible."
The post-mortem examination determined the cause of death as multiple blunt force injuries consistent with a descent from a great height.
It is further reported that:
– three men, armed with handguns, wearing disguises covering their faces, forced their way into apartment 1503, occupied by the deceased and two other men,
– the victim ran out onto the balcony and was chased by two of the men,
– the third man accosted one of the other occupants in the apartment and made a demand for cash and jewellery,
– the third occupant of in the apartment was in a bedroom and was unaffected by the actions of the three suspects,
– the two men returned from the balcony and vocalized an urgent need to depart,
– the three men fled the apartment.
The three men, classified as Persons of Interest, are described as:
– black, 5’6"-5’9", slight moustache and chin hair. He was last seen wearing a red Montreal Canadiens baseball cap, white T-shirt, purple plaid shorts, and Nike Air Jordan runners,
– black. He was last seen wearing a dark hoodie, light-blue shorts, and black-and-white runners,
– black. He was last seen wearing a black do-rag, a white T-shirt, denim shorts and blue runners.