Skip to main content

Police in Toronto say a 13-year-old boy is facing a murder charge after a cyclist was allegedly run down with a car and assaulted.

They say that after Aaron Rankine-Wright, 19, was struck late Saturday afternoon, three males got out of the vehicle and allegedly began assaulting him as he lay on the ground.

Investigators say the three suspects fled the area on foot and Rankine-Wright was taken to hospital where he died of a stab wound to the chest.

Story continues below advertisement

Police say the 13-year-old boy was arrested on Friday morning and is charged with first-degree murder.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on Sunday morning also faces a first-degree murder charge.

Police say there is still an outstanding male suspect, described as in his early teens to early 20s.

Report an error
Due to technical reasons, we have temporarily removed commenting from our articles. We hope to have this fixed soon. Thank you for your patience. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to
Comments are closed

We have closed comments on this story for legal reasons or for abuse. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.

To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. Read our privacy policy to learn more.
How to enable cookies