Published: Wed, February 13, 2019

Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage

Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage

The brief clip of the event spread quickly on social media, which eventually came to the attention of police in the city. The woman, who has since been revealed to be 19-year-old Marcella Zoia.

On February 13, it was widely reported that the suspect had turned herself in to authorities.

Even if it was a random act, the woman could still be charged with mischief endangering life, Hopkinson said.

Police said on Tuesday they had identified the woman but did not release her name. "This is irresponsible behavior that is unacceptable", Toronto's mayor, John Tory, said.

Col. David Hopkinson, the spokesman of the Toronto Police Service, said no one was injured in the incident. It was grossly irresponsible behavior that could have caused serious injury and death'.

A photo posted online showed two mangled chairs resembling the one in the video sitting on a sidewalk.


The chair is seen fluttering in the wind as it makes it way down towards the highway. The clip cuts off before the chair hits the ground.

Police believe the chair-throwing incident occurred Saturday around 10 a.m. ET at a condo in the Harbour and York streets area, which overlooks the Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard. The video had the caption, "Good Morning".

Investigators allege the woman also threw a second chair and other objects from the balcony that day.

Earlier reports suggested the woman was staying in an Airbnb rental in the building.

"We are outraged by the blatant disregard for community safety on display in the video. We will be suspending any guest's accounts that appear to be connected to this incident".

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