Police identify weekend's murder victim

40-year-old Mohamed Yay leaves behind five children

Police have identified the man killed at an Etobicoke community housing complex this past weekend.

40-year-old Mohamed Yay was found with life-threatening injuries in the West Mall and Holiday Dr area at about 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police say there was an altercation between a group of people.

Yay was pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics said he had been stabbed several times.

One of his cousins spoke to the Toronto Star from London, England. Hasan Samawi says Yay leaves behind five children.

Samawi tells the Star that Yay "was a very nice guy" and his top priority was his children.

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