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Mario Ruffolo Jr. Passes

Published: January 16, 2020 5:02 pm ET

Last Comment: January 17, 2020 9:51 pm ET | 4 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

Multiple news outlets have reported that former Standardbred horseman and Woodbine Mohawk Park security guard Mario Ruffolo passed away during the evening of Wednesday, January 15 and that charges have been laid in regard to the incident.

According to the reports, Ruffolo, 63, was working a shift as a security guard in Guelph, Ont. when the incident occurred at roughly 8:45 p.m. The reports state that Ruffolo was at the VIA rail station on Carden Street when a fight was reported to Guelph police.

Police responded and found Ruffolo suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Guelph General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A 21-year-old Guelph man by the name of Jordan Langelier was arrested at the scene and has been charged with second-degree murder.

Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the family and friends of Mario Ruffolo Jr.

(With files from Guelph Today and the Guelph Mercury)

January 17, 2020 - 9:51 pmWhat an unnecessary loss of

What an unnecessary loss of such a good man.
My condolences to Mario's family and friends.
Rest in Peace.

January 17, 2020 - 9:26 amMario Ruffalo jr. or “Bobe”

Mario Ruffalo jr. or “Bobe” to his friends, was one of the good guys. I had the absolute pleasure to work alongside Bobe and his father Mario sr. , and I can honestly say they were some of my very best memories. My heart breaks for Mario sr., Kathy , Joe , Gina and the rest of the Ruffolo family.
RIP friend

January 16, 2020 - 11:34 pmMario was a quiet man who

Mario was a quiet man who loved horse racing and horse people.
Mohawk gate was never the same after he left .
Rest in Peace Mario
the Guitard Family

January 16, 2020 - 7:11 pmVery sad news. Mario was

Dan Fisher SAID...

Very sad news. Mario was always a very nice guy.

R.I.P. Mario.

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