On August 21, 1980 at 11:45 p.m. the body of Charlie Melo was found on Third Line north of the QEW, Oakville, Ontario. Mr. Melo had been shot in the head and his body dumped on the side of the road. Investigators learned that Mr. Melo had received a telephone call at 10:22 p.m., and this prompted him leaving his Toronto residence. Mr. Melo grew up and spent all of his time in the downtown area of Toronto. Mr. Melo was known to police and frequented café shops in the College Street area of Toronto.