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Toronto police make arrest in first homicide of 2012

01/06/2012 05:05 EST | Updated 03/07/2012 05:12 EST

Toronto police say they have made an arrest in connection with the city’s first homicide of 2012.

Police found the body of 20-year-old Jamahl Franklin on a sidewalk outside a house on Hupfield Trail on Jan. 1.

The victim had been attending a party inside the residence prior to his death.

On Thursday, police arrested 22-year-old Baptists Bernier.

He appeared in court on Friday. He is charged with second-degree murder.

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