Sunday, December 03, 2017

Homicide #56/2017, Church Street and Wellesley Street East area, Tess Richey, 22

Homicide #56/2017, Church Street and Wellesley Street East area, Tess Richey, 22

Broadcast time: 19:54
Sunday, December 3, 2017

51 Division:  416-808-7400

Case #: 2017-3070691

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, at 3 a.m., Tess Richey, 22, was reported missing. She was last seen in the Church Street and Wellesley Street East area.

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at 3:30 p.m., she was located outside a building undergoing construction, deceased.

On Friday, December 1, 2017, a post-mortem examination was conducted. The cause of death was determined to be neck compression.

TPS Homicide took over the investigation.

See previous release.

It is believed that Tess Richey was in the company of an unknown male when her friend departed the area.

She would have been in the company of this male on Church Street, in the areas of Wellesley Street and Dundonald Street, between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m.

This unknown male has been described as white, taller than the deceased, approximately 5’7” - 6’, slim build, light-coloured short hair.

Investigators are looking to identify this male.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Graham Gibson, Homicide

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