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More charges laid against man accused in Toronto van attack

Last Updated Apr 27, 2018 at 1:46 pm PDT

Police and firefighters on scene near the Yonge and Finch area where multiple pedestrians were hit by a van on April 23, 2018. CITYNEWS/Roger Petersen

Alek Minassian now charged with 16 counts of attempted murder, 10 of first-degree murder

Toronto Police officially release names of victims in van attack

TORONTO (NEWS 1130) – Three more charges have been laid against the 25-year-old man accused of running down several people in Toronto on Monday.

Ten people were killed in the attack.

Police have confirmed three more people were hurt, so Alek Minassian is now charged with 16 counts of attempted murder, along with the 10 counts of first degree murder that were laid earlier this week.

The eight women and two men killed range in age from 22 to 94.

Victims of Yonge Street van attack identified:

Ji Hun Kim, 22, of South Korea

So He Chung, 22, of Toronto

Geraldine Brady, 83, of Toronto

Anne Marie D’Amico, 30, of Toronto

Chul Min ‘Eddie’ Kang, 45, of Toronto

Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Forsyth, 94, Toronto

Manir Abdo Habib Najjar, 85, Jordan

Dorothy Sewell, 80, Toronto

Andrea Bradden, 33, Woodbridge

Beutis Renuka Amarasingha, 45, Toronto

On April 27, 2018, Toronto Police officially released the names of the 10 people who were killed in the van attack, which happened four days earlier. (Source: Twitter @TorontoPolice)