Toronto Police Service

09/06/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/06/2019 10:10

Homicide #43/2019, Jane Street And Wilson Avenue Area, Nathan Lloyd Ashman, 36, Victim, Troy Anthony Hinds, 43, Faces Second Degree Murder Charge

Broadcast time: 11:30
Friday, September 6, 2019


Case #: 2019-1695351

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 9:12 p.m., officers responded to a call for an assault in the Jane Street and Wilson Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

- two men were outside of a gas station

- they became involved in a physical altercation

Responding officers located a man lying on the ground in a nearby park, unresponsive. He was rushed to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

He was identified as Nathan Lloyd Ashman, 36, of Toronto.

Another man was located by officers and taken to hospital where he received care for non life-threatening injuries. He has been identified as Troy Anthony Hinds, 43, of Toronto. He is charged with:

1) Second Degree Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court, at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 10 a.m., in courtroom 306.

Homicide investigators wish to speak to anyone who may have information concerning this investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Rob North, Homicide