Juvenile charged with murder of Mississauga boy, 15

Jack Meldrum was stabbed to death.
Jack Meldrum 15, of Mississauga was pronounced dead at hospital after being stabbed.

Toronto – Police have identified a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed on Saturday and died after being rushed to hospital.

Another 15-year-old is in custody and has been charged with second degree murder. He cannot be identified because of his age.

Police responded to a call at around 9:45 p.m for a stabbing in the area of 235 Sherway Gardens Road near a mall and found three injured people.

“Responding officers located one man and two boys suffering from trauma. All were transported to hospital for medical treatment.”

Jack Meldrum, of Mississauga, was suffering from a life- threatening srab would.

He waa pronounced dead at the hospital.

His photograph was released by police.

Police arrested the 15-year-old suspect on Monday.

He is scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 9 a.m., room 204.

“The name of the Young Offender cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act,” said police.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have seen Jack Meldrum or have information about his whereabouts on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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