Minassian appeared in court wearing a white jumpsuit on Tuesday morning, where he was charged with 10 counts of 1st-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder.
Minassian is now charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder. "I am convinced that if we didn't have Helpmate, my son would not have had such an opportunity", Sona Minassian said of the job her son was able to land at a local IT company. He continued driving southbound on Yonge Street, deliberately striking more people on the sidewalk and roadway, Gibson said.
The officer who apprehended Minassian was praised for making a peaceful arrest even as the suspect shouted, "Kill me" and claimed to have a gun.
He appeared to make some sort of gesture at the police with an object in his hand just before they ordered him to lie down on the ground and took him away.
From a high-rise window, another video appears to show the suspect walking backward with his arms raised as the officer moves toward him. (Warning: These videos are violent in nature).
At a news conference Tuesday, police said little about any possible motive the suspect may have had, but did refer to a "cryptic" message posted on Minassian's Facebook account moments before he allegedly drove south down a almost kilometre-long stretch causing what paramedics described as "pure carnage".
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said early Monday afternoon that he was just learning about the incident.
Seneca College said one of its female students was killed, but declined to identify her, citing privacy reasons.
The "horrific and deliberate attack" has left Toronto in mourning, the city's mayor, John Tory, said on Tuesday. Asked by reporters after the hearing if he had anything to say, the family member replied "sorry".
Bill Blair, a former Toronto Police chief and the current parliamentary secretary to the justice minister, told reporters that he felt "pride" watching the response to Monday's incident. Five others were in critical condition and three were in serious condition, the hospital said.
A new statement from Intraligi says "I can now confirm that unfortunately one of our employees has succumbed to her injuries".
Police said the suspect, 25-year-old Alek Minassian, was not known to them before Monday's carnage in Canada's most populous city, which also left 15 people injured.
Mr Saunders identified the man detained after the incident as Alek Minassian, 25, a resident of the Toronto suburb of Richmond Hill.
Peter Rodger, a British filmmaker who helped produce The Hunger Games, is the father of Elliot Rodger, then 22, who was the Isla Vista, California, gunman who killed six people in May 2014 for "depriving [him] of sex". Authorities have encouraged people who saw what happened to step forward as they continue investigating the scene. They are calling on additional witnesses to come forward and provide more information on the collision. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has said he doesn't think Minassian's killing spree was an act of terrorism.
U.S. President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the victims and their families Tuesday. The school said it could not confirm that, but President and Vice-Chancellor Mohamed Lachemi issued a statement offering "deepest sympathies to all of those affected by the bad incident".
Jordanian national Munir Abdo Habib al-Najar, who was in Canada visiting one of his children, also died in the attack, the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.