March 13, 2019 10:09 am
Updated: March 25, 2019 2:04 pm

Toronto homicide unit investigating death of woman in Pelham Park

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Toronto police are investigating the death of a woman at an apartment building in Pelham Park as a homicide.

Police said they responded to a call at 2:54 a.m. Wednesday at 61 Pelham Park Gardens near Davenport Road and Lansdowne Avenue.

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Authorities said officers located a woman with obvious signs of trauma to her body who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they initially classified the death as suspicious but is now considered a homicide.

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The age and identity of the deceased have not been released.

Police said a person of interest is in custody.

The homicide unit has taken over the investigation.

Andrew Gerber, 38, of Durham Region was arrested on March 13 and charged with second-degree murder.

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