TORONTO —; Police continue to search for a car involved in an alleged hit-and-run that killed a 56-year-old woman in Scarborough and say they believe it is intentionally being hidden by associates of the suspect.
Toronto police said 25-year-old Saeed Moravvej Torbati, of Ottawa, was driving a black Mercedes Benz that struck and killed the unnamed woman at Markham Road and Nashdene Road around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday.
READ MORE: Man turns himself in after woman killed in Scarborough alleged hit-and-run
Police said Tobarti stopped his car and got out before driving away. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Torbati turned himself in to police on Sunday and has been charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death. He appeared in court Monday morning.
READ MORE: Police seeking driver in fatal Scarborough alleged hit-and-run
Police are still looking for Torbati’s car, which they describe as a 2012 black Mercedes Benz CLS 550 with front-end damage and Ontario licence plate BYVK 272.
On Wednesday, police said they believed Torbati’s car was “actively being withheld from investigators by people who either know or work with” the accused.
READ MORE: Driver of dark-coloured Mercedes sought after fatal alleged hit-and-run in Scarborough
Police added anyone hiding the car could be charged with being an accessory after the fact and obstruction of justice.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at 老域名购买按摩论坛老域名购买222tips老域名购买, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).