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Woman dead after stabbing in downtown Toronto underground PATH system, male suspect wanted

WATCH: Toronto Police say one woman is dead after being stabbed close to a food court in the underground PATH system. Erica Vella speaks with police and a witness who says she heard the commotion.

Officials say a woman has died after being stabbed at an underground food court in downtown Toronto.

Toronto police and paramedics were called to the concourse below the Bay and King Streets area just before 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

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The victim was treated by paramedics but later died. She was identified as 51-year-old Rae Cara Carrington on Thursday.

The circumstances leading up to the stabbing are unclear. Police said a male suspect was seen fleeing the scene. They believe the attack was targeted but the relationship between the suspect and victim is unclear at this time.

WATCH: Toronto police provide details of stabbing in downtown underground PATH system

Toronto police provide details of stabbing in downtown underground PATH system
Toronto police provide details of stabbing in downtown underground PATH system
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The male suspect was described by police as being between 20 to 30 years old, five-foot-eight to five-foot-nine and having an average to stocky build. He was also described as having dark hair with a thin moustache. He was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt with a hood, a white shirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

No other injuries were reported.

The woman death is Toronto’s 17th homicide of 2019.

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

Fast Fresh restaurant is closed off as police investigate a fatal stabbing overnight Thursday.
Fast Fresh restaurant is closed off as police investigate a fatal stabbing overnight Thursday. Mac Meek
Fast Fresh restaurant is closed off as police investigate a fatal stabbing overnight Thursday.
Fast Fresh restaurant is closed off as police investigate a fatal stabbing overnight Thursday. Mac Meek

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