It is alleged that:
– the suspect was located in the Dupont Street/Davenport Avenue area shortly after 6 a.m., driving a front-end snow plow,
– Sergeant Ryan Russell responded and was struck by the vehicle driven by the suspect,
– the suspect failed to remain at the scene and drove off,
Sergeant Russell received life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital via emergency run where he was pronounced dead.
Richard Esber Kachkar, 44, of no fixed address, has been charged with:
1. First Degree Murder,
2. Attempted Murder,
3. Attempted Murder.