June 3, 2018 4:44 pm
Updated: June 4, 2018 10:59 am

Suspect charged with 1st-degree murder after woman found dead in east-end Toronto home

WATCH ABOVE: Toronto police have charged a 22-year-old man with first-degree murder after 41-year-old Rhoderie Estrada was found dead inside her East York home.


Toronto police say a 22-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 41-year-old woman who was found dead inside her east-end home more than a week ago.

Police said they were called to a home on Torrens Avenue, near Pape Avenue and O’Connor Drive, at around 2:20 a.m. on May 26 for an unknown trouble.

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After officers arrived, police said Rhoderie Estrada was found with “obvious signs of trauma” and died at the scene.

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Det. Sgt. Mike Carbone previously said Estrada died some time approximately between 10:30 p.m. on May 25 and 2:15 a.m. on May 26.

He said someone entered the house through a side window and “subsequently caused the death of Miss Estrada.”

During an update on Sunday, Carbone said an autopsy was conducted on Estrada but he wouldn’t release how she died.

WATCH: The family of Rhoderie Estrada says her husband came home around 2:15 a.m. on Saturday to find his wife with obvious signs of trauma in the bedroom of the couple’s East York home. Catherine McDonald reports. (May 28) 

He said there was no known relationship between the victim and the accused.

Yostin Murillo was charged with first-degree murder. He made a court appearance on Monday and was remanded into custody.

He is scheduled to reappear in court by video on June 18.

Carbone said investigators are looking to speak with anyone who saw or spoke with the accused recently.

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