Command Post To Be Set Up In Pickering

Durham Regional Police say they will be canvassing in Pickering through the weekend as they continue to investigate the region’s third homicide of the year. 24-year old Matthew Ruscitti died after he was found near the Pickering Recreation Centre on Sunday suffering from gunshot wounds. In an earlier incident, the body of 24-year old Nicholas Samaroo was found in a wooded area near Pine Ridge Secondary School in Pickering on January 25th; 20-year old Kyeree Reynolds of Pickering and 19-year old Mark Anthony Thompson of Ajax have been charged with 1st degree murder in that killing. Police have confirmed they are investigating possible links between the murders of the two men. A command post will be set up behind the Pickering Recreation Centre from 8:00-4:00 tomorrow and from 6:00-noon on Sunday. Anyone with information is asked to come forward.

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