Young man on trial for murder dies suddenly

The Toronto Star

An Ontario Superior Court jury trial came to an abrupt halt Tuesday after the 24-year-old defendant died suddenly over the weekend.

Emmanuel Osae died Monday night after being taken from the Toronto (Don) Jail to hospital on Saturday, said shaken defence lawyer Heather Pringle.

“We don’t know what happened,” said Pringle, who found out Monday night when she was contacted by Crown Attorney Rita Zaied. An autopsy will be held.

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