Monday, October 19, 2009

Gay man murdered in downtown Toronto after being beaten and run over by an SUV

Chris Skinner (pictured), a gay man, dies after being beaten and run over by an SUV in downtown Toronto. reports:
The Toronto Police Service reports that 27-year-old Chris Skinner was killed in the early morning hours of Oct 18. Police were called to the Adelaide St E and Victoria St area at 3 am to investigate a report of an injured pedestrian. Police said in a press release that an altercation took place between Skinner and the occupants of a black SUV. Skinner was knocked to the ground. The attackers then returned to their vehicle and ran Skinner over with it. Police say the SUV fled eastbound on Adelaide St. Skinner was taken to hospital where he died. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.