Relative of woman stabbed to death at Mississauga motel charged with murder

Police were called to a fatal stabbing in Mississauga, Ont. around 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Global News

A relative of a woman who was stabbed to death at a Mississauga motel has been charged with murder, police say.

Peel Regional Police said that officers responded to a stabbing at a motel in the area of Britannia Road East and Whittle Road at 9:30 a.m. on Monday for a stabbing.

Emergency crews located a woman in her 50s who had been stabbed and she died at the scene.

What led up to the stabbing remains unclear.

Police announced Friday that on Tuesday, 25-year-old Mississauga resident Waleed Osman was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

Police said that Osman was a relative of the woman, but didn’t say how they were related and noted that this was not an intimate partner violence incident.

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