man accused Toronto police constable murdered. Jeffrey Northrup Has been released on $335,000 bail in early July, according to for multiple reports.
Investigators have charged 31-year-old Umar Zameer with first-degree murder. If convicted on that charge, he automatically gets a life sentence.
His bail conditions include being placed under house arrest, banned from driving, wearing an electronic ankle bracelet and surrendering his passport.
Conscience’s next court appearance is scheduled for October 1.
According for the toronto star, Concierge’s lawyer cautioned the public in late July not to pronounce the verdict too soon, saying people had been told “only about one allegation.”
cast. Northrup, from the 52 Division, was one of several police officers investigating a stabbing that occurred near City Hall when he was struck by a car and killed. Police Chief James Ramer said Conscience was initially outside the vehicle when the two officers approached him.
cast. Northrup was taken to hospital, where he was later declared brought dead.
Investigators called it a deliberate act.
Northrup is the first Toronto police officer to die in the line of duty since Const. John Ziwick in 2013.
The police force veteran was with the Toronto Police Service for more than 30 years. He is survived by wife, three children and mother.