April 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Updated: April 13, 2019 7:17 pm

Man charged with 1st-degree murder in mother’s death makes brief court appearance

WATCH: A day after his arrest, 19-year-old Duncan O'Neil Sinclair appeared in a Toronto courtroom. He's charged with first-degree murder in connection with Rae Cara Carrington's stabbing death last Wednesday in a PATH food court.

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The man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of his mother in Toronto’s PATH system earlier this week made a brief court appearance Saturday morning.

He was wearing a white jumpsuit and seemed calm as he entered the courtroom at Old City Hall after 10 a.m.

A publication ban was ordered on the court proceedings.

READ MORE: Victim’s son charged with 1st-degree murder after woman fatally stabbed in Toronto PATH system

The accused’s mother, Rae Cara Carrington, 51, was killed in a food court in the PATH system near Bay and King streets shortly after 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Global News learned that Carrington, a mother of eight, was living at a homeless shelter for women at the time of her death and was working at the Fast Fresh restaurant in the food court.

Toronto police on scene after a fatal stabbing in the city’s PATH system on Wednesday.

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The exact circumstances leading up to Carrington’s death remain unclear.

READ MORE: Woman fatally stabbed in Toronto underground PATH system was mother of 8: sources

On Friday, Duncan O’Neil Sinclair, 19, was arrested by Southern Georgian Bay OPP in Midland, Ont., in connection with her death.

Sources later confirmed to Global News that Sinclair is the victim’s son.

He is scheduled to appear in court again on April 23.

WATCH: Police arrest 19-year-old man in connection to fatal PATH stabbing

– With files from Jessica Patton and Nick Westoll

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