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Woman’s death at downtown Toronto apartment building ruled a homicide: police

Toronto police say the death of a woman found in an apartment building has been ruled a homicide.
Toronto police say the death of a woman found in an apartment building has been ruled a homicide. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say the death of a 28-year-old woman in a downtown apartment building has been ruled a homicide.

Police said in a statement Wednesday evening that officers were called to the fifth floor of the building near Niagara Street and Richmond Street West just before 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

The statement said officers found the woman with “obvious trauma.” She was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said a post-mortem examination was conducted on Wednesday, but investigators haven’t released the victim’s cause of death.

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The woman was later identified as Victoria Selby-Readman.

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This is the city’s 40th homicide of 2018.

Anyone with information, in particular over the past three days, is asked to contact the homicide squad at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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