Eli Ridder | Report
There were at least 10 killed and 16 injured on April 24 when a van slammed into pedestrians on Toronto’s busy Yonge St. in Canada’s largest city.
This is what is known so far:
- Anne Marie D’Amico, the first victim identified
- Dorothy Sewell, 80, identified as a victim by her grandson
- Jordanian media identified Munir Abdu Habib Al-Najjar as a victim
- Chul Min Kang was identified by his employers
- Renuka Amarasingha was identified on Wednesday by the Toronto District School Board
- Betty Forsth, 94, is the oldest identified victim on the attack
- South Korean Foreign Affairs Ministry confirms 2 nationals killed
- Police say victims range in age from the mid-20s up to 80s
D’Amico was an employee at the United States-based investment management firm Invesco, whose president confirmed in an email to Canadian media.
She was identified early on Tuesday morning.
Dorothy Sewell was an avid Blue Jays fan and a retired Sears employee.
She was identified by her grandson, Elwood Delaney.
Munir Abdu Habib Al-Najjar and his wife were in Toronto visiting their son.
The Jordanian Canadian Society identified him as one of the victims, through a statement on Wednesday.
Chul Min Kang
Chul Min Kang immigrated from South Korea and worked as a concept chef at Copacabana Brazilian Steakhouses.
In a statement his employers shared that Kang’s death brings the company “great sadness”, identifying him as a victim of the van attack.
Renuka Amarasingha was a member of the Toronto District School Board and a single mother of one.
Her son attended Sunday school at the Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist Meditation Centre, who also confirmed Renuka among the victims. A Go Fund Me page has been set up for his care.
More to follow. Image of the scene from Eli Ridder/The Avro Post.