TORONTO – The case of a Toronto neurosurgeon charged in the death of his wife has been put over to January.
Dr. Mohammed Shamji has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji.
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The 40-year-old woman’s strangled and beaten body was found in a suitcase on the side of a road in the Toronto area earlier this month.
Shamji’s lawyer says his client’s case will next be in court on Jan. 5.
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Shamji worked at Toronto Western Hospital and was a faculty member at the University of Toronto.
His wife worked at the Scarborough Hospital as a family physician and was last seen on the evening of Nov. 30. Her mother contacted police the following day to report her missing.
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