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88 Bloor Street East

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This listing contains user-submitted reports documenting historically significant events and personal experiences at 88 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON, CA, including reports of criminal activity, homicides, deaths, famous residents, and alleged paranormal occurrences. If you have more information about this address, let us know.

reported events that occurred at 88 Bloor Street East on August 19th, 1982

Fire in the sky. Mark Daily, CityPulse Tonight, August 19, 1982 - "Even an intense apartment blaze like this one that Pumper 10 discovered just before 11 this morning is quick work for Toronto firefighters, when everything works. Nothing much worked today - the entire Plaza 2 and Bay store complexes were plunged into darkness when both the main and the auxiliary powers systems were fried by the flames in APARTMENT 1809."..."66 year-old BASIL CAMPBELL, home alone in his 22nd floor suite, tried to get down the stairs but collapsed just above the fire floor as the smoke and heat shot upwards."


CityPulse Tonight - Aug 19th, 1982

From the Rewind program that used to air at 2am on Cable Pulse 24. Highlights: - Tragic Fire above the Plaza II Hotel - Toronto's 29th Homicide of the year -...

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Man jailed for strangling designer: A 24-year-old drifter has been sent to prison for 13 years for beating and strangling to death a well-known interior designer, Jack Willard Bell. Dougall Alexander MacDonald, who was originally charged with second-degree murder pleaded guilty to manslaughter. After returning to his Collier St. home with a house guest from Florida on the evening of Aug. 2, 1993, Bell left his home and encountered MacDonald, who lived on the streets of downtown Toronto. Bell inv… View Listing »
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Anoush Jewelry robbery. Glen Cole, CityPulse at 6, May 12, 1982: "At around 9:30 this morning, a man armed with a gun held the owner of ANOUSH JEWELERS as hostage, [he] tied her up and walked off with about $170000 worth of jewelry and rings. Police were called to the 50 BLOOR [STREET] WEST address after the property manager found her still tied up, about an hour later. Metro Police hold up squad is still investigating." View Listing »
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Slain man identified as drifter, 61: The body of a man found in a basement locker in a Charles St. E. highrise near Church St. has been identified as Norman Bernard Rasky, 61, of no fixed address. Metro police said an autopsy showed Rasky died as the result of a "vicious beating." Rasky's body was found just before midnight Friday after tenants followed a trail of blood from the lobby of one building to the underground of an adjoining one. - Toronto Star (Aug 02, 1993) View Listing »
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Man murdered in apartment: Hugh Sinclair, 72, was murdered in his apartment. Although Timothy Culham was convicted in 2001, Sinclair's remains were not discovered until 2002. Man beaten to death: Gerald Douglas White, 39, of Rosehill Ave., was beaten to death after being confronted by Paris Colin Rogers, 23, in a 15th- floor apartment. View Listing »
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Toronto Police Service :: To Serve and Protect Police responded to a call at 33 Isabella Street and found the victim, Allan Lup Hung Chan in the apartment building's underground parking garage, suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Case remains unsolved. View Listing »
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