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22-year-old man charged with 2nd-degree murder after Toronto stabbing

Police said the accused, Connor Madison, was charged with second-degree murder.
Police said the accused, Connor Madison, was charged with second-degree murder. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police say a 22-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in the city.

Police said they were called to the area of Ontario and Wellesley streets shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Officers said there was an altercation involving several people and a man suffered stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was later identified as 30-year-old Stephon Anton Knights-Roberts of Toronto.

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On Saturday evening, police said Connor Madison was wanted in connection with the killing.

In an update released on Monday, officers said the accused was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

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He was scheduled to appear in a Toronto court Tuesday morning.

— With files from Nick Westoll

Stephon Anton Knights-Roberts is seen in an undated photo.
Stephon Anton Knights-Roberts is seen in an undated photo. Handout / Toronto Police Service