Coroner to identify all Toronto victims of Monday’s van attack

The province’s Office of the Chief Coroner will release the names of the 10 people killed in Monday’s van attack at a news conference this afternoon at police headquarters.

Police homicide inspector Bryan Bott and Dr. Dirk Huyer, chief coroner for Ontario, will provide new details about the ongoing investigation into the Yonge St. van rampage on Friday at 3 p.m.

A white van mounted the sidewalk on Yonge near Finch Ave., and drove down the major street, deliberately hitting pedestrians, killing 10 and injuring 14 on Monday afternoon.

Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill is charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder.

Toronto police on Tuesday said they are working to confirm the identities of those killed in the rampage, and will release names in the coming days.

The Star has independently confirmed the identities of seven out of the 10 people killed — Renuka Amarasingha, Sohe Chung, Anne Marie D’Amico, Betty Forsyth, Chul Min “Eddie” Kang, Munir Najjar and Dorothy Sewell.

Toronto police on Tuesday released a list of 13 people injured in the rampage, saying they will soon release the name of the 14th.

They are: Robert Anderson, Mavis Justino, Amir Kiumarsi, Aleksandra Kozhevinikova, Morgan McDougall, Jun Seok Park, Samantha Peart, So Ra, Catherine Riddell, Sammantha Samson, Beverly Smith, Amaresh Tesfamariam and Yunsheng Tian.

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