A former employee of the state broadcaster was killed after he was assaulted by a stranger.
Michael Finlay, a former journalist and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is dead after being viciously assaulted in Toronto.
The assault occurred on Jan. 24 and lead to Finlay suffering serious injuries. He later died in the hospital, being pronounced dead Wednesday.
Fellow MSM journalists have spoken up about the incident, including Tina Yazdani of CityNews.
Police claim that Finlay was assaulted in the daytime while walking down Danforth Avenue in Toronto’s East end.
A picture of the suspect has been released. He is currently at large.
This comes as Toronto faces an unprecedented wave of violence on the transit system aka TTC.
In response to multiple violent incidents, “dozens” of police have been assigned to patrol subways, streetcars, and buses in the city.
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