SUMMARY: Holdup, body in park and murder in Mexico

A driver ran down a thief in Parkdale overnight when the man reached into the car and stabbed the victim. Both persons were taken to hospital. The incident occurred on Jameson Avenue near King Street at around 1:30 a.m.

BODY FOUND

Police say the body of a man has been found in Ron Watson Park in Scarborough. This is north of Sheppard Ave. between Birchmount and Kennedy Rds.  They say it’s too early to tell if the man’s death is suspicious. They also say the park will be closed “for some time” while they investigate.

MAN CHARGED IN DEATH IN CANCUN

A Canadian man is charged with a death of a Mexican woman at a hotel in Cancun. He is said to be 33 and she 23. Cancun police have not identified the man but the CBC says he is reported to be Michael Kalata, of Toronto.