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Luke Marson

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The Cold Cases of York Region: Luke Marson

On the night of May 6, 2002, 21-year-old Luke Marson was pursuing his greatest passion, recording rap music at a home studio near Yonge Street and Mulock Drive in Newmarket. 

By the next morning, he was dead. His body was discovered at just after 7 a.m. on May 7, 2002, by a homeowner on Forfardale Road, a dead-end street in an upscale Whitchurch-Stouffville neighbourhood.

Luke had been shot to death. Residents on Forfardale Road reported seeing a dark-coloured Volkswagen Jetta in the area with no licence plates. The vehicle was never identified.

From the cold case files

Cold Case Photographs

Photo Gallery: Luke Marson will appear here on the public site.

Points of Interest

Help solve Luke's murder

Do you have information about Luke Marson's murder? Can you help identify the driver of the Volkswagen Jetta, or Luke's killer? 

If so, please contact the York Regional Police Cold Case Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865 or email the investigators directly. Want to remain anonymous? Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave a tip online at or text a tip by sending TIPYORK and a message to CRIMES (274637).