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    Canada - Margaret McDonald, 80, Toronto, 24 June 1994

    http://www.citynews.ca/2016/04/04/po...old-cold-case/

    Toronto Police are looking for a name to match DNA in a cold case murder.

    Margaret McDonald was found dead in her 36 Lascelles Boulevard home, in the Yonge Street and Davisville Avenue area, on June 24, 1994. She’d been sexually assaulted, bludgeoned, and her throat was slashed.
    Although police gathered fingerprints and DNA, the case went cold. Now they’re turning to social media in hopes of identifying McDonald’s killer.
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    http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/34400

    Police continue to investigate the murder and have fingerprints and DNA evidence from the crime scene.

    A recent DNA phenotyping test has narrowed the suspect to primarily European ancestry, white, likely to have blue or intermediate colour eyes and dark hair, approximately 5'10" and 20 - 30 at the time of the offence.

    The offender likely lived in the area or knew the midtown area well and likely had trouble maintaining relationships with women.
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    http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/34400
    Published on Apr 4, 2016

    A violent and sadistic crime from 21 years ago that left a community shocked remains unsolved.

    Margaret McDonald, 80, was found in her house by her granddaughter on June 24, 1994. She had been bludgeoned, her throat was slashed and she had been sexually assaulted.

    She was discovered when a friend, who had dinner plans with McDonald for the evening, became worried when she didn’t answer her door.

    The attacker left behind DNA. Forensic phenotyping has identified the murderer as a man of European ancestry, with blue or intermediate coloured eyes and dark hair. He is believed to have been 20 - 30 when the crime was committed, putting him at 40 - 50 now.

    “This man likely had trouble maintaining intimate relationships with women during that time of his life,” said Detective Sergeant Stacy Gallant.
    Police believe that, at the time of the murder, the man lived in or around the area where McDonald resided on Lascelles Blvd., in the Midtown area.

    The suspect gained access into her home in the middle of the afternoon by breaking in, said Gallant. Several valuables were also stolen from her home and the house was ransacked.

    “He knew the area enough to break in with confidence. It wasn’t his first break-and-enter and wasn’t his last. He surely committed other crimes before and after,” said Gallant. “There is no doubt people close to him, at the time, and people close to him now know he committed this crime.”

    There could be others still, who have suspicions as to who might have committed the murder.

    “Perhaps the description of this man triggers you to call us and say ‘you know what, I was thinking about it and someone I know does fit that description,’” said Gallant.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at 222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toront...case-1.3519629
    Investigators believe the suspect lived near McDonald at the time of the murder and continues to reside in the area.

    "He likely had trouble maintaining intimate relationships with women during that time of his life," said Det.-Sgt. Stacy Gallant said in a video posted by Toronto Police on YouTube.

    Police are appealing to anyone who knows the suspect — and knows he committed the murder — to do the right thing and come forward.

    "We have his DNA. All we need from you is his name," Gallant said

    Police believe the suspect broke into McDonald's home in the middle of the afternoon. It was ransacked and several valuables were stolen.

    "He knew the area enough to break in with confidence. It wasn't his first break-and-enter and wasn't his last," Gallant said in a media release also sent out by police today.

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    There’s no doubt that there are people close with the offender, or were close to him at the time of the event,” Detective Sergeant Stacy Gallant explained. “You know that he did this, I am confident of that. If you want to remain anonymous, that’s perfectly fine. We have his DNA, so all we need from you is his name, nothing more.”

    A $50,000 reward has been authorized for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder
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