Man visiting Toronto from U.S. dead after being attacked by between seven to nine people


TORONTO — Police in Toronto say a man visiting from the United States is dead following an assault early Saturday morning.

Investigators say a group of men, visiting from the U.S., were at a function (in the College Street and Manning Avenue area) when one of them was assaulted by a group of seven to nine men.

They say he suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead in hospital.

Police say the alleged attackers fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.