Injured man charged with 2nd-degree murder after woman found stabbed at Toronto home

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Woman fatally stabbed in west-end Toronto home
WATCH ABOVE: As Catherine McDonald reports, sources tell Global News it appears to be a domestic incident. (Jan. 24) – Jan 24, 2019

Toronto police say a man has been charged with second-degree murder after a 41-year-old woman was stabbed inside a west-end house.

Emergency crews were called to the home on Mould Avenue, near Runnymede Road and St. Clair Avenue West, just before 6:10 a.m. on Thursday.

Police said the woman was found with serious stab wounds. The victim, who was later identified as Hanh “Hana” Nguyen, died at the scene.

Investigators said a man was found with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital and police said he is expected to survive his injuries.

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Austin Le was arrested and charged in connection with the stabbing.

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Officials said other people were inside the home when the stabbing happened. Sources told Global News the stabbing appears to be a domestic incident.

He is scheduled to appear in a Toronto court by video link on Thursday.

Nguyen’s death marks Toronto’s fifth homicide of 2019.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

— With files from Catherine McDonald and David Shum

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