Won first place at the 2018 OCNA’s Better Newspapers Competition in the Student Feature Writing category.
When two men who frequented Toronto’s gay village went missing in 2010, police did not formally launch a comprehensive police investigation. But when a third man, Majeed Kayhan, vanished two years later, Toronto police began Project Houston, a task force to locate missing men from Toronto’s gay village.
During a news conference held at Toronto police headquarters Monday morning, Det.-Sgt. Hank Idsinga said he didn’t want to release the photo but was only doing so as a last resort to help police identify him and trace him to his family.
Dozens of Torontonians arrived bundled in layers of clothing Tuesday night at Barbara Hall Park in the heart of the city’s gay district for a vigil of solidarity with the city’s LGBTQ community, and to remember the lives taken by an alleged serial killer.