A male victim was found lying in a ditch on the west side of McCowan Road near the on-ramp to Highway 401 at about 2 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Monday, Toronto police identified the victim as 22-year-old Nirosan Thillainathan.
Police made an arrest in the case hours after Thillainathan’s body was found.
Zishan Malik, 20, of Toronto, has been charged with second-degree murder. He appeared in court on Monday and will return to court next week.