Man wanted for manslaughter and arson after fatal Toronto restaurant fire – Toronto | The Canadian News

A 19-year-old man is wanted for manslaughter after a fatal fire at a Toronto restaurant earlier this year, police say.

Toronto police said officers were called to the Slam Grill restaurant and bar on Keele Street, south of Finch Avenue West, around 3 a.m. on July 10 to receive reports of a fire.

When officers arrived at the scene, 18-year-old Richmond Hill resident Shahriyar Safarian was injured.

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Police said his injuries were the result of the fire. Emergency crews treated Safarian, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police said the fire was deliberately set.

In an update on Friday, police said a warrant had been issued against Arian Ghasemmanesh.

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They are looking for him for murder and arson without regard for human life.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Shahriyar Safarian is seen in an undated photo.

Brochure / Toronto Police Service

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