Suspect wanted after woman found dead in east-end Toronto home: police

Toronto police are investigating a suspicious death on Torrens Avenue. Tyler Thornley / Global News

Toronto police say they are investigating after a woman was found dead in her bedroom in East York.

Officers were called to 72 Torrens Ave at around 2:20 a.m. on Saturday, where investigators said the body of 41-year-old Rhoderie Estrada was found.

In a press conference Saturday afternoon, Det. Sgt. Mike Carbone said Estrada’s body was found “suffering obvious signs of trauma.”

“The lifeless body of a female was located in the bedroom,” he said. “Toronto paramedics attended and life saving efforts were commenced.”

Estrada died at the scene.

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“An unknown person entered the dwelling via [the] side window and subsequently caused the death of Ms. Estrada,” said Carbone.
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He said the investigation is still in the early stages. An autopsy has been scheduled for Sunday morning.

Officers said they will not share who made the 911 call or if she was alone in the home when the incident occurred.

Officers said she died sometime between Friday at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:15 a.m.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonomously at 416-222-8477.


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